South Africa awaits news on the motive for Anni Dewani’s murder, Shrien Dewani should know on Thursday whether he will be extradited to to stand trial for having his wife killed. South Africa
He allegedly orchestrated Anni Dewani’s murder while the couple was on honeymoon in
. Cape Town
Shrien Dewani is scheduled to appear before a magistrate in
at noon South African time, in a hearing that is likely to be an important step in a lengthy court process. London
He has always denied any involvement in the murder of his wife 28-year-old Anni. The couple’s taxi driver Zola Tongo was jailed for 18 years after admitting to taking part in the murder that he later named Shrien Dewani as the mastermind behind the killing.
Shrien is fighting a move by police in
It is claimed his lawyers will argue there is no evidence against him, although his defence team will have an uphill battle because the UK’s extradition agreement with South Africa does not require authorities to provide a summary of the prosecution case.
(Edited by Lenyaro Sello)