British Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, on trial for allegedly planning his wife's honeymoon murder in Cape Town in 2010, blamed her for causing her own death as she screamed when the couple were carjacked, a South African court heard on Tuesday.
The wife of British-Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, accused of orchestrating her murder while they were on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010, had a strained relationship with her husband and was thinking of divorcing him, a South African court heard on Monday.
One of the three men serving lengthy life sentences for the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani here in 2010 has dismissed defence suggestions that the trio had planned to kidnap and ranson her from her Indian-origin British billionaire husband.
British businessman Shrien Dewani agreed to pay 15,000 rand ($1,340) to have his wife killed on their honeymoon in South Africa, a witness told a court on Wednesday, saying he had been asked to make the murder look like a hijacking.
An Indian-origin British billionaire businessman, accused of plotting the murder his Indo-Swedish wife during their honeymoon in South Africa in 2010, told a court that he is bisexual as his trial for began here on Monday.
Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani, extradited to South Africa from the UK to face murder charges in the killing of his Indo-Swedish wife, today appeared in a court briefly with his lawyers successfully arguing that he was not yet fit to stand trial.
An Indian-origin businessman from Britain has been remanded in a psychiatric hospital in South Africa after appearing in court on charges of murdering his wife on their honeymoon trip to Cape Town in 2010.
The trial of a British man suspected of plotting the slaying of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa faced another delay on Tuesday after a court granted the suspect the right to a new challenge against his extradition.
South African prosecutors refused to comment on a BBC investigation which claims to have exposed holes in the murder case against British businessman Shrien Dewani on Thursday, rejecting a "trail by media."