Thursday, May 17, 2007

SC puts off Sobhraj case hearing
The Supreme Court on wednesday put off final hearing on the appeal filed by suspected international serial killer Charles Gurumukh Sobhraj. A division bench of Justices Min Bahadur Rayamajhi and Gauri Dhakal put off the hearing as per the request of government attorney Tika Bahadur Hamal. The case was placed before the bench for the final hearing.The government had filed the appeal challenging the Kathmandu District Court and Patan Appellate Court verdicts that had issued clean chits to Sobhraj on a fake passport case. Using a fake passport, Sobhraj had visited Nepal in 1975.

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