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The family of Shrien Dewani have released a statement following his first appearance at a South African court:
ITV News reporter Rob Murphy is at Western Cape High Court:
Journalists are gathered outside West Cape High Court ahead of Shrien Dewani's appearance.
It has been confirmed that Shrien Dewani has arrived at West Cape High Court in Cape Town South Africa.
Mr Dewani is accused of planning the murder of his wife Anni while they were on their honeymoon.
He was extradited from the UK last night. South African authorities chartered a private plane to transport him.
Shrien Dewani, the husband of honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani, has arrived in Cape Town ahead of a court appearance this morning.
Shrien Dewani, the husband of honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani, has boarded a private plane to Cape Town, eCNA News journalist Leigh-Anne Jansen reported:
Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani will arrive in South Africa today after he was extradited from the UK.
The millionaire businessman, who is expected to appear in a Cape Town court this morning, is accused of ordering the murder of his new wife Anni.
She died after being shot in the neck as the couple travelled in a taxi on the outskirts of Cape Town in November 2010.
Dewani has been involved in a protracted legal battle against extradition on the grounds that he has mental health problems.
However, Scotland Yard confirmed last night that the businessman was flown from Bristol to South Africa accompanied by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Extradition Unit.
Shrien Prakash Dewani has been been extradited from the UK to South Africa, the Met Police have confirmed. The 34-year-old was taken from Fromeside Hospital in Bristol to Bristol Airport accompanied by officers from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) Extradition Unit.
Officers were met at the airport by representatives from the South African authorities who have escorted him on the flight to South Africa.
Dewani was originally arrested by officers from the Extradition Unit on December, 7, 2010 under a provisional arrest warrant issued earlier on the same evening, at the request of the South African authorities, on suspicion of conspiring to murder Anni Dewani.
The uncle and brother of Anni Dewani - Anish and Ashok Hindocha - have spoken to ITV News about the three years following Anni's death.
They said they hoped to get answers soon about Anni's death after she was murdered on her honeymoon in South Africa.
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Tonight Shrien Dewani is expected to fly to South Africa where he will appear in court - accused of arranging his wife Anni's murder.