Xolile Mngeni
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Dewani accused pleads not guilty

A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering honeymooner Anni Dewani in South Africa.

Xolile Mngeni's trial at the Western Cape High Court, in Cape Town, is expected to last for six weeks.

Mrs Dewani, 28, from Sweden, was shot when a taxi she was in was hijacked in the Gugulethu township in November 2010.

Her husband Shrien Dewani, 32, from Bristol, is accused of arranging her murder but denies the charge.

Nomsa Maseko reports.

  • 15 Aug 2012
  • From the section Africa
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