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By benim
In Uncategorized
Aug 8th, 2011
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Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted a housekeeper in a “violent and sadistic attack” in his hotel suite in Manhattan in May, a civil lawsuit filed on Monday alleges. The lawsuit, which follows criminal charges against the Frenchman, repeats the version of events tha...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
May 17th, 2011
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An Egyptian rights group said on Tuesday it was “deeply troubled” by the sentencing of a teenager to death and called for the verdict to be overturned. A military court on Monday sentenced the 17-year-old and three other men to be hanged for kidnapping and raping a young woman, the Egypti...
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
In News
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...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 18th, 2011
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Shrien Dewani, the English millionaire accused of ordering his wife Anni’s “honeymoon murder” in Cape Town last November, may return to South Africa voluntarily if he is granted bail “up to the date of his final appeal”. In an interview to be broadcast on BBC Radio One’s Inside Out West at 7.30pm ton...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 16th, 2011
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A holidaymaker who befriended murder victim Anni Dewani in the final days of her life has claimed that her husband Shrien acted strangely on the couple’s honeymoon. Chloe Spelling met Mrs Dewani and her husband Shrien while staying at the same luxury safari camp near South Africa’s Kruger national pa...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 10th, 2011
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On Sunday, the UK-based Mail Online reported Ashok Hindocha could not understand why millionaire Shrien Dewani had not “put up a fight” after the couple’s taxi was ambushed by two gunmen in Cape Town. “I would not even have allowed my dog to be left like that. I would fight fo...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 8th, 2011
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An uncle of Anni Dewani, the woman murdered on honeymoon in South Africa, has accused her husband’s relations of using a fund set up in her memory for a “heartless” public relations stunt. Anni Dewani (left) and Shrien Dewani. Photo: GEOFF PUGH Friends of Shrien Dewani, a 31-year-old care home direct...