Anni family discredits UK TV show
The family of murdered honeymoon bride Anni Dewani have mounted a fight back against British forensic experts’ claims that the South African police case against Shrien Dewani was weak. Just two weeks before a court will decide if Dewani is mentally fit to stand trial in South Africa for murder, Anni’s family, the Hindochas, have hit out at the experts hired by the BBC’s Panorama programme who poked holes in the local authorities’ investigation into Dewani. The Panorama programme was based on “secret police files”.
They argue the experts had been given “selected” information by the programme makers. This case should be trialled in court where people can be put on the stand and where experts can be cross examined,” he said.
His concerns are shared by South Africa’s pre-eminent forensic scientist, Dr David Klatzow, who on Thursday said that forensic experts should always look at the hard evidence when making opinions.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Daily NewsSimilar Stories