Man who interviewed The Serpent in 2003 recalls how ‘consistently upbeat’ serial killer Charles Sobhraj spoke of his prison experience – or how the Daily Mail rewrites me & the Daily Telegraph

The Daily Mail Chloe Morgan has published a feature on Charles Sobhraj which essentially uses my recent Telegraph story I wrote about my encounter with the infamous serial killer, adds a bit more background and puts it out there as something new. A writer who interviewed serial killer Charles Sobhraj while he was behind bars […]

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My chilling encounter with serial killer Charles Sobhraj in The Daily Telegraph

In December 2003, Central Jail in the Nepali capital Kathmandu was everything one might expect from a prison in a developing country. Its high walls, interspersed by watchtowers topped with barbed wire, were patrolled by armed guards. The visitor’s room was a cold, dirty, rectangular cell, divided by a chest-high wall topped with a wire […]

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A Prison Encounter With Charles Sobhraj, Asia’s Most Infamous Serial Killer: CriMemoir by Tom Vater

This is my first-person account of interviewing serial killer Charles Sobhraj in prison in Kathmandu in 2003. Indian parents tell their children that Charles Sobhraj will come and eat them if they are naughty. That’s what crossed my mind as I walked with Canadian photographer and documentary film maker Steve Sandford through the gate of […]

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Serial Killer Charles Sobhraj loses Appeal in Nepal´s Supreme Court

Charles Sobhraj, one of the world’s most notorious serial killer celebrities, also known as The Serpent and The Bikini Killer, is said to have murdered a string of back packers and tourists in South and Southeast Asia in the 1970s. In 2003, Charles Sobhraj was arrested in Kathmandu, Nepal,  for a 1975 murder. In 2004, […]

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Killing Time in Kathmandu – A Meeting with Charles Sobhraj

Charles Sobhraj, one of the world’s most notorious serial killer celebrities, also known as the “Bikini Killer’ and the ‘Serpent’ was convicted for murder in 2004 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Prior to his conviction I spoke with one of the allegedly scariest men alive, as well as his captor, police officer Ganesh K.C. who had no […]

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