Arrests were made in the days following the crime; hijackers Mziwamadoda Qwabe and Xolile Mngeni, and hotel receptionist Monde Mbolombo admitted to their involvement in an unintentionally fatal robbery and kidnapping. Taxi driver Zola Tongo initially claimed to be an innocent victim of the incident but, faced with the weight of evidence implicating him in the crime and in the wake of his fellow conspirators' allegations of a "murder for hire" plot, he too changed his story to allege the husband was the instigator. The allegation of the husband's involvement made global headlines; Shrien Dewani's supporters emphatically denied the accusations, saying it was "ludicrous" to suggest he had solicited an attack on his wife from the first taxi driver he met within hours of their arrival in Cape Town. Zola Tongo pleaded guilty to murder in December and was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
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British-Indian businessman Shrien Dewani has won an appeal against his extradition to South Africa to face charges of plotting the murder of his Indo-Swedish wife while on honeymoon there in A panel of three high court judges, headed by Chief Justice Lord Thomas, ruled yesterday that there were outstanding legal issues the court must decide before the year-old is extradited. Dewani is accused of plotting to kill his year-old wife Anni, who was shot as the couple travelled in a taxi on the outskirts of Cape Town in November Dewani, who escaped relatively unharmed from the incident, is recovering from mental health problems, including depression and post-traumatic stress disorder and has been fighting his extradition to South Africa since
Indian honeymoon murder suspect stalls extradition to S Africa
Londoner Khilan Chandaria's wife Usheila Patel fell terribly ill and died from suspected food poisoning on their honeymoon in Sri Lanka. A grief-stricken British newlywed whose wife died from what he suspects was 'food poisoning' while they were on their honeymoon claims he has been banned from returning home from Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan police have reportedly stopped Londoner Khilan Chandaria, 33, from leaving the country where he had been holidaying with his wife, massage therapist Usheila Patel, 31, when she fell ill and died.
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