Charles Sobhraj Biography

Updated On Oct 15, 2017 Published On Jul 06, 2017
Facts of Charles Sobhraj
Date of Birth: 1944 , April-6
Birth Nation: France
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
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Charles entered the world of crime at the age of 19 and sentenced to jail for burglary. He was unstoppable, after releasing from Jail he again resumed his criminal lifestyle. His first victim was Teresa Knowlton from Seattle who was found drowned in a tidal pool in the Gulf of Thailand. Investigators state that she threatened to expose Sobhraj which motivated him to commit murder. 

As time passes, Sobhraj's interest in murder started running like a killing machine. Where ever he visited he impressed people with his skills and killed them. He was caught in several places and sentenced to jail for several times but anyhow he succeeded to break out and escape from numbers of jail. 

The Bikini Killer has killed 20 to 24 people in southeast Asia only and many others in rest of the part. He was fluent in several languages by which he trapped victims becoming friendly and drug them and kill them without a hesitation. His total time in prison is almost three decayed for different crimes and murders. He was treated as a celebrity in France for his skills and talents and also hired by publicity agent and provide him a large sum of money for interviews and photographs. 

Sobhraj is currently passing his life imprisonment in Nepal. He was seen in a street of Kathmandu by a journalist and after two days he was caught in the casino of the Yak and Yeti hotel. As per the sources, Charles Sobhraj, the mysterious and terrifying international criminal is currently suffering from heart troubles and undergo an open heart surgery in Gangalal Heart Centre.  

Moving towards his personal life, Charles Sobhraj married Chantal Compagnon in Paris. They gave birth to a daughter Usha Sobhraj. It is also rumored that he married Nihita Biswas who was the contestant of Indian TV series, Big Boss 5. The couple claimed that they got married inside the prison of Nepal, however Nepalese authorities denied those claims. 

Charles might have collected the huge amount of money by looking and murdering, he also highlighted as a drug dealer. He used to charge people for telling his crime story for $5000 and also charged money for taking his photographs by which he has made net worth of around $15 Million. Though he has made the tremendous amount of blood money, it's worthless as he is sentenced life imprisonment in Nepal. 

 

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Born in Saigon, France.

April 6 , 1944

Charles Sobhraj was born on 6th April 1944 in Saigon, France to a Vietnamese mother and an Indian father. After the divorce of his parents, he was adopted by her mother's new boyfriend who was a French Army lieutenant.

Entered in World of Crime.

1963

Charles Sobhraj entered into the world of crime at the age of 19. He received his first jail sentence for burglary in 1963 at Poissy prison near the Paris. 

Committed First Murder.

1975

Charles Sobhraj committed his first murder in 1975 with his friend called as Chaudhary. His first victim was Teresa Knowlton from Seattle who found drowned in a tidal pool in the Gulf of Thailand.  

Married to Chantal Compagnon

1976

Charles Sobhraj married Chantal Compagnon in Paris. He was arrested on the same day he proposed her and married after he was released. They gave birth to a daughter Usha Sobhraj.

Caught in Kathmandu, Nepal.

September 19 , 2003

Charles Sobhraj was found in the street of Kathmandu by a journalist in 17th September 2003. He was arrested in the casino of Hotel Yak and Yeti after two days. 

Married to Nihita Biswas.

2008

It is also rumored that he married to Nihita Biswas who was the contestant of Indian TV series, Big Boss 5. The couple claimed that they married inside the prison of Nepal but Nepalese Authorities denied those claims. 

Suffering from Heart problem.

2017

Charles Sobhraj, the mysterious and terrifying international criminal is currently suffering from heart troubles and undergo an open heart surgery in Gangalal Heart Centre; a popular hospital of Nepal.  

 

Current Net worth.

2017

Charles has collected a huge amount of money by murdering numbers of people. He also charged $5000, to tell his crime stories and also charged money for taking his photographs by which he has made the net worth of around $15 Million.