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Shrien Dewani arrives back in UK after being cleared of murder charge

British businessman Shrien Dewani has arrived back in the UK after being cleared of organising the murder of his wife by a judge in South Africa.

The care home boss has always denied plotting to kill Anni during their honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010.

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UK businessman Dewani set for October murder trial

The British businessman accused of organising the murder of his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa is set to face trial in October.

Shrien Dewani was today declared fit to stand trial after a panel of three psychiatrists and a clinical psychologist assessed his mental health and concluded that he was not mentally ill.

Dewani, from Bristol, is accused of paying three men to kill Anni Dewani during the couple's honeymoon, which he denies.

Shrien and Anni Dewani at their wedding. Credit: ITV News

Dewani was extradited from the UK to face trial charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping, robbery with aggravating circumstances, murder, kidnapping, and defeating the ends of justice.

He previously appeared at Western Cape High Court on June 20 after receiving treatment at Valkenberg Hospital in Cape Town since April. He had been detained for observation ahead of today's court appearance.

Before his extradition, Dewani was detained in a hospital in Britain for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

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