Charles Sobhraj set to be deported to France this evening

French serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who was released from the Central Jail of Nepal on Friday(today) will be deported to France this evening.
Sobhraj, 78, is handed over to the immigration authorities to process his travel documents.
Sobhraj after being deported to France will be barred from returning to Nepal for the rest of his life.
Sobhraj will first fly to Doha and then to Paris on Qatar Airways tonight. The Kathmandu-Doha flight will take off from Kathmandu airport at 6 pm. However, it has been reported that he requested to be admitted to the Gangalal Hospital for treatment for ten days.
After the jail term of 19 years and three months, Sobhraj was released from Central Jail Sundhara.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of Charles Sobhraj from jail.

A bench of SC Justices Sapana Pradhan Malla and Til Prasad Shrestha issued an order to release Sobhraj who is currently in the central jail in Kathmandu.

Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage committed a string of murders throughout Asia in the 1970s.

He has been lodged in Kathmandu central jail in 2003 on charges of traveling with a false passport and for the murders of American tourist Connie Jo Boronzich, 29, and Canadian Laurent Carrière, 26, in 1975.

He has been implicated in more than 20 killings, served 21 years in prison in India for poisoning a French tourist and killing an Israeli national.

The Supreme Court had sentenced him to life in prison for murdering an American tourist, Connie Joe Bronzich, in 1975 in Nepal. In 2014, he was convicted of killing Laurent Carriere, a Canadian backpacker, and given a second life sentence.


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