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By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 21st, 2012
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Cape Town – The middleman in the Anni Dewani murder case has testified that he had not expected to benefit from helping to source a hitman, as he would have considered such payment “blood money”. On Monday, the witness, who may not be named for fear of intimidation, also admitted to lying in hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2012
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A little over 24 hours – this is what it took to plot Anni Dewani’s murder. Details of the plan, allegedly masterminded by husband Shrien Dewani, were revealed as the State’s first witness took the stand on Wednesday. The trial of Xolile Mngeni, who is suffering from a brain tumour, started in the We...
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 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...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 4th, 2011
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Cape judge president John Hlophe may not serve as the presiding judge in the Dewani murder case. “A judge is only allocated to hear a trial close to the beginning (of when the trial is expected to start),” said Cape Bar chairman Alasdair Sholto-Douglas on Monday. Judge Hlophe, who earlier sentenced Z...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 3rd, 2011
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Johannesburg – The family of Shrien Dewani fear he will not receive a fair trial in South Africa because the presiding judge has been dogged by misconduct allegations, the Telegraph in the UK reported. Akta Raja, the cousin of the British honeymoon murder accused, told the publication that Judg...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 31st, 2010
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Friends of Anni Dewani, the newly-wed shot dead in South Africa, have written an open letter urging her husband to return to the country to answer questions about her death. Police allege that Shrien Dewani arranged a fake carjacking to have his 28-year-old wife killed on their honeymoon in Cape Town...
By benim
In Europe
Dec 30th, 2010
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A private detective investigating the death of South African doctor Pox Raghavjee has dismissed claims of a possible link between his murder and that of honeymooning tourist Anni Dewani. Dr Raghavjee, 60, was carjacked and shot dead for no apparent reason during his drive to work in the Eastern Cape ...