Kathmandu: Sandeep Lamichhane, the suspended captain of the national cricket team, an accused of raping a minor, has been arrested by the police today.
He was arrested soon after he got off the Qatar Airways plane at Tribhuvan International Airport this morning.
Earlier, Sandeep had announced on Facebook that he is going to return to his country today. Although he requested not to be handcuffed, he was handcuffed and arrested according to the law. However an attempt was made to cover the hands with a handkerchief.
While he was abroad, a girl had filed a rape complaint on September 6. When a complaint was filed against him, he went to play in the Caribbean League. The CCTV footage had revealed that he had taken minor to the hotel at night and checked out in early morning.
International police organization Interpol had also issued a diffusion notice against him as he was at large.