Sobhraj freedom hope dashed again

November 9th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS  

!– No Image –Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Charles Sobhraj’s hope that he would be acquitted of the 1975 murder of an American tourist in Nepal receded again Sunday with a critical hearing being deferred.Now the “Bikini Killer” of yesteryear would have to wait for a month when his appeal is heard again Dec 8.

Sobhraj is serving life imprisonment in Kathmandu’s Central Jail for the murder of Connie Jo Bronzich 33 years ago. If the appeal is rejected by Nepal’s Supreme Court, the 64-year-old would have to serve at least 10 more years behind bars.

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