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Court Orders Police to Present Doctor to re-record statement in Cricketer Lamichhane's Rape Case
  Kathmandu, Nepal      April 11 2023

 Kathmandu, Nepal, April 10, 2023: The District Court Kathmandu has ordered the police to produce the doctor who was involved in the medical examination of the minor allegedly raped by cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane before the court. 

A single bench of judge Shankar Raj Baral issued the order in this regard on Sunday. The court has also ordered the police to present three people including the doctor who carried out medical examinations on the girl before the court for recording their statements.

According to the court's Information Officer Deepak Dahal, the doctor who was involved in the medical examinations of the girl after she registered a police case against Lamichhane for rape was on leave and the statement of another doctor had been recorded in place of the actual doctor.

Cricketer Lamichhance has been facing the charge of raping a 17-year-old girl. The minor had filed the case against him on September 6 at the Police Circle Gaushala.  The Patan High Court on January 12 ordered Lamichhane’s release on bail.