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Life for Anni Dewani murderer

A South African man has been jailed for life over the murder of newlywed Anni Dewani during her honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010. Xolile Mngeni was convicted of shooting her dead last month.

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Third conviction in Anni Dewani murder case

Prosecutors said Xolile Mngeni was hired by Mrs Dewani's British husband Shrien Dewani to carry out the killing, which was made to look like a car hijacking in Cape Town's impoverished Gugulethu township during the couple's honeymoon.

Anni and her husband Shrien Dewani. Credit: ITV News

Following her death three men have been convicted. Anni's husband Shrien Dewani is fighting extradition to South Africa and continues to deny he orchestrated the killing. The convictions to date are:

December 2010: Taxi driver Zola Tongo is jailed for 18 years after making a plea agreement with prosecutors.

August 2012: Mziwamadoda Qwabe is jailed for 25 years after admitting murder.

November 2012: Xolile Mngeni is found guilty of killing Mrs Dewani.

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