Charles Sobhraj is one who calls what he does ‘’cleaning’’ and not murder. Between 1972 and 1982, he was implicated in more than 20 killings and all his victims were drugged, strangled, beaten or burned.
Today, we bring top 7 facts about ‘The Bikini Killer’ Charles Sobhraj-
Charles was denied paternity by his father
He was born on April 6, 1944 and was denied paternity by his father. Sobhraj was so hurt that in his diary, he wrote, “I will make you regret that you have missed your father’s duty.”
Charles Sobhraj is his incomplete name
Charles full name is Hatchand Bhaonani Gurumukh Charles Sobhraj.
Expert in many languages
Charles Sobhraj is fluent in many languages. He used this talent to kill his victims.
Charles Sobhraj was a master Prison-Breaker
During the Tihar jailbreak in 1986, he smuggled drugs inside the prison and mixed them in sweets. He distributed the sweets to the security guards at the gates saying that it was his birthday.
The guards, unaware of his intentions, fell unconscious and he walked out of the central jail without any hassles.
Charles said he has never killed good people
Charles in an interview has said that he never kills good people. The psychology behind Sobhraj’s crimes is – he believes that he is cleaning the society.
He married his lawyer’s daughter in Nepal
He was arrested after a journalist recognized him in Nepal. Charles was charged for a murder in 1975 and got Life Imprisonment sentence. There he was engaged to a 19-year-old Nihita Biswas. She was a Big Boss 5 contestant which is a reality show.
He is known by various names
- The Serpent- He got this name because of his cunning skills of escape and betrayal.
- Mass Murderer- He killed 12-24 people but each time he left no evidence.
- Bikini Killer- This is due to the similarity in the swimsuits his victims, Teresa Knowlton and Charmayne Carrou, were wearing when their bodies was discovered.
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