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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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Shrien Dewani set to return to Britain

Shrien Dewani is expected to return home to the UK after a South African judge cleared him of arranging the murder of his wife on their honeymoon.

Shrien Dewani leaving the dock moments after the case against him was dismissed yesterday Credit: Pool

The 34-year-old businessman, who has been in Cape Town since April, has yet to comment publicly on the case since extradition proceedings began, three weeks after Anni Dewani died.

Judge Jeanette Traverso dismissed the case against him yesterday, after evidence from prosecution witnesses was described as being "riddled with contradictions".

The ruling ended a four-year wait for Dewani and his family to clear his name - a battle which has included lengthy spells in mental health units, lurid allegations about his private life and fighting extradition from the UK to face justice.

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