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Nepal court convicts 'Bikini killer' Charles Sobhraj of second murder

by: NewsX     Published on: 19 September 2014

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Sobhraj, a French citizen, has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the 1975 murder in Kathmandu of Canadian tourist Laurent Carriere.In 2004, he was sentenced to a life term in Nepal for murdering the man's American friend, Connie Jo Bronzich.Sobhraj, who is 70, was nicknamed "the Bikini killer" because of links to two murders involving bikini-clad women.He was linked to a string of other backpacker murders in the 1970s, and served a 20-year sentence in India for poisoning a busload of French tourists.He was also dubbed "the Serpent" because of his ability to change identity and escape from prison. For More information on this news visit : http://www.newsx.com/Connect with us on Social platform at : http://www.facebook.com/newsxonlineSubscribe to our YouTube Channel : http://www.youtube.com/newsxlive