Patan High Court orders release of Lamichhane on bail of Rs 2 million (With Video)
KATHMANDU: Suspended cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane is going to be released from central jail on Friday on bail of Rs 2 million.
The Patan High Court on Thursday ordered the release of Lamichhane, who is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl.
A joint bench of judges Dhruva Raj Nanda and Ramesh Dahal ordered Lamichhane’s release after hearing the petition filed by Lamichhane.
Earlier on November 4, the Kathmandu District Court had issued an order to carry out an investigation against Lamichhane by keeping him in Sundhara-based central jail.
The Kathmandu District Attorney’s Office had filed the rape charge against Lamichhane at the Kathmandu District Court.
On September 7, a rape complaint was filed against Lamichhane. Police had investigated him under Section 219 of the National Penal (Code) Act, 2017