Kraaifontein suspects acquitted

The acquittal of two men for the killing of a Kraaifontein constable left her wife reeling outside the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. “How can you do this? She is gone. She is shot. It is unfair,” Marissa Dixon-Witbooi proclaimed near the steps, directing the statements at acting Judge[…]

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Judge Traverso wrong to acquit Dewani: Legal expert

One legal expert believes Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso made an error in not putting Shrien Dewani on the witness stand. Instead, Dewani was acquitted of the charge of murder against him on Monday. In delivering her judgment on an application by Dewani’s defence team, Traverso explained that the State[…]

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NPA respects Dewani ruling

The National Prosecuting Authority said on Monday it respects the decision to acquit British businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of killing his wife Anni. “When you take matters to court, we’re always alive to the fact that there are two possibilities: either there is conviction or there is acquittal,” NPA[…]

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Dewani found not guilty

British businessman Shrien Dewani was on Monday discharged of the killing of his wife Anni in 2010 and free to return home. Western Cape High Court Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso said his application for a discharge was granted and he was thus found not guilty on five charges. “There[…]

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