Shrien Dewani ‘secretly gay’ – UK tabloid

2010-12-10 10:06

Police investigating the Anni Dewani murder are reportedly looking into claims that the couple were not happily married and that her husband, Shrien Dewani, is secretly gay, a British tabloid has reported.

According to The Sun, police want to ask Dewani about his sexuality, and if this dashed Anni’s dreams of starting a family.

They have reportedly interviewed friends and family over alleged friction between the couple in the weeks before Anni was shot dead in an apparent hijacking in Cape Town.

A South African detective told The Sun: “We are looking closely at suggestions that all was not well within the marriage – and that Shrien Dewani’s sexuality was a factor.

They appear to have had different views about starting a family.

”However, a family member dismissed the gay rumours, telling The Sun the claims were “just ridiculous” and that the couple were planning to start a family.

In an interview with The Sun a few weeks ago, Dewani himself denied that he was gay, saying: “One of the big talks we had on honeymoon was about starting a family.

”Dewani was arrested on Tuesday night on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

He remains in custody and is expected to appear in a London court on Friday. 

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