South Africa: 25-Year Sentence for Honeymoon Killer


One of the three men was sentenced to 25-years imprisonment after he pleaded guilty in the murder case of Swedish national Anni Dewani who was killed in 2010 while on honeymoon.

A judge and lawyers in court (file photo): South Africa is trying to extradite Anni's husband, Shrien Dewani, from the UK to stand trial for her murder.

  • South Africa:  Killer of British Honeymooner Pleads Guilty

    South African Press Association, 8 August 2012

    A Western Cape man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing honeymooner Anni Dewani, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Dewani Case Postponed

    South African Press Association, 13 April 2012

    The pre-trial conference of Xolile Mngeni and Mziwamadoda Qwabe, accused of murdering honeymooner Anni Dewani, was postponed for a week by the Western Cape High Court on Friday. read more »

  • South Africa:  UK Court Delays Extradition of Alleged Honeymoon Murderer

    BuaNews, 30 March 2012

    The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has welcomed the judgment handed down by the British High Court concerning the extradition appeal of Shrien Dewani. read more »

  • South Africa:  Judge Stands Firm On Date for Dewani Murder Trial

    West Cape News, 11 May 2012

    High Court Judge Robert Henney was expecting British murder accused Shrien Dewani to be standing before him alongside co-accused Mziwamadoda Qwabe and Xolile Mngeni on Friday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Day Two of Dewani's Extradition Appeal

    BuaNews, 14 December 2011

    Shrien Dewani's appeal against his extradition to South Africa to face charges relating to his wife's murder will enter its second day at the High Court in London on Wednesday. read more »

  • South Africa:  Dewani Expected to Appeal Extradition

    BuaNews, 13 December 2011

    Shrien Dewani is today expected to appeal his extradition to South Africa to face charges of murdering his wife while on honeymoon in Cape Town last year. read more »

  • South Africa:  Dewani Expected to Appeal Extradition to SA

    Daily Maverick, 29 September 2011

    A month after a British judge ruled that murder accused Shrien Dewani, 31, could be extradited to South Africa, the National Prosecuting Authority announced on Wednesday that home ... read more »

  • South Africa:  UK to Send for Trial Man Accused of Killing Wife

    South African Press Association, 28 September 2011

    Anni Dewani's family is "happy" that the secretary of state has signed an extradition order for Shrien Dewani to be tried in South Africa for the murder of his wife, the UK-based ... read more »

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