A judge deciding whether Bristol businessman Shrien Dewani should face trial in South Africa will give his ruling on July 24th.
Mr Dewani is facing charges there for allegedly arranging the murder of his wife Anni, who was shot dead on their honeymoon in November 2010. He denies any involvement in the killing but his lawyers say he is suffering from depression and too ill to be extradited.
South African authorities would make "an exception" for Bristol honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani by allowing him mainstream mental health treatment instead of sending him to a forensic unit, a court has heard.
Psychiatrist Dr Ian Cumming told Westminster Magistrates' Court he had visited the country and been reassured the businessman would be admitted to a general ward at Valkenberg Hospital in Cape Town, rather than a unit where people are sent by the courts.
33 year old Mr Dewani is accused of plotting the death of his 28-year-old wife Anni, who was shot as the couple travelled in a taxi on the outskirts of Cape Town in November 2010.
He is facing extradition to South Africa to face trial over her murder, in which he denies any involvement.
The Bristol businessman accused of arranging the murder of his wife while on their honeymoom in South Africa is still suffering a range of mental illnesses, a court has heard. But a lawyer told the extradition hearing that he is improving, and should be sent to South Africa to stand trial.
Shrien Dewani is still receiving treatment at a psychiatric unit in Bristol, and was not at the hearing in London. Bob Constantine reports.
Extradition proceedings against Bristol businessman Shrien Dewani are set to resume at Westminster Magistrates' Court today.
He's wanted to face trial in South Africa after his wife Anni died on honeymoon there in November 2010. The 32-year-old denies plotting to kill her.
Three South African men have been jailed over her murder.
A court has heard that a Bristol businessman accused of being involved in the murder of his wife while on their honeymoon in South Africa has had a relapse. Shrien Dewani, who is 33, is being treated at a hospital in Bristol for post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
Westminster Magistrates' Court was told he was taken off medication after a bad reaction. He has been sectioned for another 12 months under the Mental Health Act.
A full extradition hearing will still go ahead on 1 July.
Anni Dewani was shot when the taxi the couple were using was hijacked in a Cape Town township in 2010. Mr Dewani denies any involvement in her death.
Three South African men have been jailed for life over Mrs Dewani's murder.
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A Bristol businessman wanted in South Africa over the honeymoon murder of his wife in a taxi is now terrified of travelling by car, his lawyer told a court today.
Shrien Dewani is currently being treated in a secure mental health hospital for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder so he can be extradited to face the charges.
Dewani's 28-year-old wife Anni was shot when a taxi the couple were travelling in was hijacked in the Gugulethu township on the outskirts of Cape Town in 2010.
His lawyer, Clare Montgomery, told Westminster Magistrates' Court the symptoms he's suffering have worsened, making him a "husk of a man".
She said: "He cannot travel by car as he has a severe reaction, he doesn't want to get into a travelling car or go outside.
"He doesn't even want to go to the shops on his own," she added as the conditions of his bail were discussed.
A man from South Africa has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing honeymooner Anni Dewani.
Mziwamadoda Qwabe's lawyer said a plea agreement had been reached and signed. Anni's husband Shrien Dewani from Bristol also stands accused of arranging the murder. Last week, a British court heard that he needed a year to recover from depression before facing extradition proceedings.
The defence of Shrien Dewani have quoted his psychiatrist today saying that he has made some progress with his mental health, remains on drug treatment and is in compulsory detention in a psyciatric unit until May 2013. Mr Dewani has been accused of ordering his wife's murder on their honeymoon.
With both his mental conditions - a depressive illness and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - he has moved from a severe to a moderate diagnosis.
He remains at risk of suicide, though this is decreasing. His recovery is slow and they argue that it will be impeded by more court hearings at this time.
They say his best prospects of recovery are if there is an adjournment of 12 months.
Mr Dewani remains, according to his psychiatrist, unable to give an account of himself, with his memory loss possibly linked to his PTSD condition.
South Africa begin their tour of England with a two-day warm-up match against Somerset at the County Ground today.
Play got underway on time at 10am this morning. Somerset won the toss and elected to bat first. They are currently 109 for 4 after 20 overs.