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Hijack or hit?: The murder of Anni Dewani

Season 1, Ep. 17

It’s the 2nd of March 2011 and, on the side of the road a middle-aged couple kneel in the sand, weeping. In front of them is a board hammered into the sand, a photograph of a young woman attached. Meters away reporters jostle to try and get a better shot. This ceremony is part of an ongoing story that has captured international headlines. The couple, Nilam and Vinod Hindocha, have come to grieve their beloved daughter, Anni Dewani - and to get to answers. Was Anni the random victim of a hijacking, or had her new husband Shrien Dewani conspired to have her murdered?


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‘If I die I want you to know that I love you’

Anni Dewani's sister: 'We will never find out the truth' - BBC News

Anni Dewani's sister: I wish I told my sister to call her wedding off - Mirror Online

Crime Stats: Concern as car hijackings hit 5-year high for Q4

Crime stats: PowerPoint Presentation

Dewani judge cleared of bias claims | News24

Hijacking in South Africa: Hotspot areas and methods revealed

In one of South Africa's most violent townships, a peace arrives - CSMonitor.com

Murder of Anni Dewani - Wikipedia

S v Dewani (CC15/2014) [2014] ZAWCHC 188 (8 December 2014)

Shrien Dewani: from lavish wedding to a high court murder trial | Dewani murder case | The Guardian

Sister tells of murdered Anni Dewani’s doubts over wedding | World news | The Guardian

The Anni Dewani murder: Ten years later

The Hindochas | eNCA

The Honeymoon Murder - The Atavist Magazine


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