The inquest into Anni Dewani’s murder in South Africa will resume on October 9 in London with a list of unanswered questions for her husband Shrien. Coroner Andrew Walker said in brief proceedings he did not think there would be any point to the inquest, because Anni’s death on November[…]
The Judicial Conduct Committee (JCC) has dismissed claims that Western Cape High Court Judge Jeanette Traverso was biased against the prosecution during the trial of Shrien Dewani, it said on Friday. “The complaints by Justice4Anni and HETN are dismissed in terms of… the JSC Act,” reads the ruling by Judges[…]
A formal complaint was lodged against Western Cape High Court deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso on Thursday, the Higher Education Transformation Network (HETN) said. The complaint regarded her conduct during the trial late last year of British businessman Shrien Dewani. Traverso failed to afford the State a fair hearing, according[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The family of slain honeymooner Anni Dewani said the justice system had failed them after the Western Cape High Court discharged her husband Shrien Dewani of her murder on Monday. “We came here looking for answers, we came here looking for the truth and all we got was more questions,”[…]
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[…]
British businessman and murder accused Shrien Dewani is expected to hear on Monday whether he can leave South Africa and return home a free man. Western Cape High Court Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso, despite facing a petition calling for her recusal, will decide whether Dewani’s application to be discharged[…]
Justice Minister Michael Masutha on Thursday acknowledged receipt of a petition calling for the recusal of the judge in British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial. His spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said he would study the “Justice4Anni” group’s comprehensive petition and respond accordingly. “However, we need to indicate that the matter is before[…]
A petition was launched on Friday to have the Western Cape High Court judge in British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial recused because of her “biased conduct”. The “Justice4Anni” Facebook group, which has almost 23,000 likes, is petitioning Justice Minister Michael Masutha about Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso. The petition called[…]
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