UK signs Shrien Dewani’s extradition order
28 September 2011
The National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga has today confirmed that the UK secretary of state Theresa May, has signed an extradition order for Shrien Dewani to be tried in South Africa.
Shrien Dewani allegedly orchestrated the murder of his wife Anni in Cape Town.
The British Home Office will send a copy of the extradition order to the High Commission for transmission to South Africa.
NPA spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga says Dewani now has 14 days within which to lodge a notice of appeal.