Anni Dewani

By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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A South African accused of being the triggerman in the 2010 honeymoon slaying of a Swedish bride was found guilty Monday, ending his long-delayed trial as the woman’s husband continues to fight extradition over the killing. Judge Robert Henney gave the verdict Monday in the trial of Xolile Mnge...
By benim
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Sep 19th, 2011
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Cape Town – The honeymoon murder of Anni Dewani prompted British photojournalist Shumsheer Singh Ghumman to travel to South Africa, the Cape Town Regional Court heard on Monday. Ghumman faced charges of fraud, incitement to commit murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property. He to...
By benim
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Jun 13th, 2011
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CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Doctors discovered a brain tumor in a suspect in the murder of a Swede whose British husband is accused of orchestrating her death while the two were honeymooning in South Africa, prosecutors said Monday, postponing a trial that has gained international attention. Magistrate...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
May 1st, 2011
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It is feared that Shrien Dewani feels his life is no longer worth living. Facing extradition to South Africa, where he is accused of ordering the murder of his wife, Mr Dewani is now under suicide watch, confined to a secure mental health unit near his family home in Bristol. “He is a shadow of [&hel...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 24th, 2011
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Shrien Dewani, who stands accused of organising the murder of his wife during their South African honeymoon, will appear in court in two months to face extradition proceedings. District Judge Howard Riddle said on Wednesday that the 31-year-old Briton would appear for a two-day hearing starting on 3 ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 8th, 2011
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Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani’s legal team had to launch a second application at the Belmarsh Magistrate’s Court in Woolwich, London, to have him excused from the hearing. Shrien and Anni Dewani shortly before their ill-fated honeymoon trip to South Africa. Julian Knowles, for De...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
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One of the co-accused in the Anni Dewani murder case was expected to apply for bail in a Cape Town court on Wednesday, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said. “The courts were approached by the legal representative for Mr [Mziwamadoda] Qwabe and a new date was set up for a bail hearing,&...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 23rd, 2011
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Anni Dewani murder Shrien Dewani leaves Southmead police station in Bristol after reporting for bail. He could not attend an extradition hearing in London last week due to ill health. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA The family of the British businessman accused of arranging his wife’s murder during...
By benim
In News
Jan 20th, 2011
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Top Cape Town lawyer Taswell Papier has been engaged to assist the legal team of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani. Papier has previously been honoured as a Western Cape “hero” by then-premier Ebrahim Rasool and has been named the global lawyer of the year in 2006. When the Cape Times contacted ...
By benim
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Jan 18th, 2011
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South Africa’s chief of police has claimed that his detectives have uncovered a motive which explains why British businessman Shrien Dewani allegedly killed his bride while on honeymoon in Cape Town. General Bheki Cele told the country’s e.tv news channel that his officers now know why Mr Dewani comm...