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South Africa court throws out murder case in honeymoon killing
South Africa court throws out murder case in honeymoon killing

A judge in Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday threw out murder charges against a British businessman accused of conspiring to kill his wife on their honeymoon. Deputy Judge Jeanette Traverso said the evidence fell short of what was required to prove that Shrien Dewani was guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution alleged that Dewani hired a hit man to stage a fake hijacking and kill his new wife, Anni, in the Western Cape province township of Gugulethu in 2010. The couple were in a taxi when it was hijacked, and Anni Dewani was shot dead, her body left in the car. Shrien Dewani said he was thrown out of the car before she was shot. Three men have been convicted and imprisoned...

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