10/12/2010

Honeymoon Husband 'Met Wife's Killer'

A South Africa lawyer has claimed that CCTV footage exists that can prove Shrien Dewani met with his wife's alleged taxi driver killer twice - both before, and after her murder.

The lawyer also told a London court that the honeymooner spoke to Zola Tongo, who has been jailed for 18 years for the murder, over the phone.

The images, were apparently taken at the Cape Town hotel where the Dewanis were staying.

It is now alleged that several meetings took place between the men.

It has been reported that the footage shows Mr Dewani seeming to hand over a white package to the driver three days after Mrs Dewani was fatally shot.

The Authorities Lawyer offered up the evidence against granting Mr Dewani bail, claiming he posed a significant flight risk. However Mr Justice Ouseley disagreed and granted bail.

Anni Dewani, a Swedish national was shot and killed after she and her husband were apparently hijacked while en-route to Mzoli's in Gugulethu.

(BMcN)

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