December 7, 2023

Nepal’s Lamichhane to join Asia Cup squad after rape trial delayed


The rape trial involving star Nepal cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane was postponed on Sunday, allowing the 23-year-old to join his teammates to Pakistan for the upcoming Asia Cup, confirmed his lawyer. Lamichhane stands accused of raping a 17-year-old girl in a hotel room in Kathmandu last August. Lamichhane has vehemently refuted all allegations brought against him. The latest hearing on Sunday was deferred until September 7, Lamichhane’s lawyer Saroj Ghimire said.

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