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Two in court over honeymoon murder

Two South Africans accused in the honeymoon murder of a Swedish visitor to Cape Town have appeared in court.

During Tuesday's hearing, Mziwamadoda Qwabe, 25, and Xolile Mngeni, 23 were ordered to return in February.

The victim's British husband also has been implicated in the shooting death of 28-year-old Anni Dewani whose body was found in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's impoverished Gugulethu township in November.

Prosecutors say Mrs Dewani's husband, Shrien, hired Qwabe and Mngeni to kill her.

The trial has been postponed several times due to the poor health of Mngeni who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

A British court ruled in August that Shrien Dewani can be extradited to South Africa.

His extradition now awaits the approval of Home Secretary Theresa May.


From Belfast Telegraph