Anni Dewani's family attending trial

2012-07-24 11:43
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Cape Town - Relatives of slain honeymooner Anni Dewani planned to attend her alleged killers' trial in Cape Town as well as her widower's extradition hearing, it was reported on Tuesday.

Anni's uncle Ashok Hindocha told the Cape Times he was glad that the trial of Xolile Mngeni and Mziwamadoda Qwabe would go ahead on Monday.

"This is great news. Finally the case is moving forward. The Hindocha family is very glad..." he said.

Some of her relatives would also attend Shrien Dewani's extradition hearing the next day, on July 31, in the United Kingdom.

Western Cape NPA spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila confirmed on Monday that proceedings against Dewani would resume at the Westminster Crown Court to determine whether he was fit to stand trial.

Dewani has repeatedly denied arranging the contract killing of his 28-year-old wife, who was shot in an apparent car hijacking while on their honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010.

In March, Britain's High Court temporarily halted Dewani's extradition on mental health grounds, saying it would be "unjust and oppressive".

"Our wish is that the trial be done in Cape Town once and for all and that Dewani be present," Hindocha told the newspaper.

"We'd like to know what happened to Anni. In November it will be two years. We have no answers yet, only questions."
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