Charles Sobhraj pictured in the custody of Indian police. ‘The Serpent’ spent more than two decades imprisoned in India. Photo: Handout
Charles Sobhraj pictured in the custody of Indian police. ‘The Serpent’ spent more than two decades imprisoned in India. Photo: Handout
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Beyond The Serpent: Charles Sobhraj through the eyes of those who knew him

  • Accused of murdering dozens of Western tourists across Asia in the 1970s, Sobhraj’s life story has spawned numerous retellings, including a miniseries on Netflix
  • New interviews reveal a chocolate-loving womaniser who exerted dominance over his fellow prison inmates while forming alliances with influential criminals

Charles Sobhraj pictured in the custody of Indian police. ‘The Serpent’ spent more than two decades imprisoned in India. Photo: Handout
Charles Sobhraj pictured in the custody of Indian police. ‘The Serpent’ spent more than two decades imprisoned in India. Photo: Handout
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