Bikini-killer's wife big hit on Indian reality TV show

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The young wife of a convicted French murderer and alleged serial killer has appeared on a massively popular Indian reality television show, Bigg Boss. Nihita Biswas, aged-22, claims to have married 67-year-old Charles Sobhraj in a secret ceremony while he serves a life sentence in Nepal for the murder of an American tourist. 


Biswas’ arrival on the studio set was greeted with roars of approval from the live audience. She told the shows hosts, Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt that she had been married to Sobhraj for three years and was proud to have him as her husband.

She said she had a received a call to participate in the show and her husband told her she must do it.

Biswas’ mother, Shakuntala Thapa, is one of Sobhraj’s Nepalese lawyers. He was convicted seven years ago for the killing of Connie Joe Bronzich in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu in 1975.

Sobhraj, a notorious conman, has been linked to a series of backpacker murders across Asia in the 1970s that led to the label ‘bikini-killer’. He has always said he was innocent in the Bronzich case.

Canadian model and former Baywatch Star, Pamela Anderson, was the star of the 2010 edition.



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