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Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani declared fit to stand trial


London: Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani has been declared mentally fit to attend his pre-trial hearing on September 9 in South Africa by a panel of psychiatrist experts.

The India born British millionaire is accused of plotting the murder of his wife Anni on their honeymoon.

According to Daily Star, her sister Ami Denborg said the ruling is a “relief” for her family.

She said the family had been waiting quite a long time for this, adding that they wanted the trial to start so they could get the information needed and get to the root of what really happened.

The businessman was extradited to South Africa from Britain in April.

Anni was shot dead as the couple travelled in a taxi on the outskirts of Cape Town in November 2010.

Three men, including the taxi driver, have already been arrested and are serving jail terms for their role in her death.