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Suspect in Honeymoon Murder Case to Stand Trial in South Africa

  • Joe DeCapua

Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of having his wife murdered during their honeymoon in South Africa, as he arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London (File Photo)

Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of having his wife murdered during their honeymoon in South Africa, as he arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London (File Photo)

A British business man will stand trial in South Africa for allegedly arranging the murder of his bride on their honeymoon. The British Home Secretary has ordered the extradition of Shrien Dewani who now has 14-days to appeal.

The case is receiving a lot of media attention in South Africa. Dewani allegedly arranged to have his wife, Ani, killed during a night time carjacking near Gugulethu, near Cape Town Last November. Dewani had returned to Britain several days after the murder when police said they had no reason to believe he was involved.

Delia Robertson is following developments from the VOA Johannesburg bureau and spoke with Joe De Capua about the case. Click below to listen.

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