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Shrien Dewani, accused over wife's honeymoon slaying, arrives in South Africa to face charges

  • FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 file photo, Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of having his wife murdered during their honeymoon in South Africa, arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London. Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride Anni. She was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The dead woman’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

    FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 file photo, Shrien Dewani, the British man accused of having his wife murdered during their honeymoon in South Africa, arrives at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in London. Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride Anni. She was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The dead woman’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • Solicitor Prakash Patel, left, Asok Hindocha, center, the uncle of Anni Dewani and Anish Hindocha, the brother of Anni Dewani speak at a press conference in central London, Monday, April 7, 2014. Anni Dewani was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Her husband Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride, lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The Anni Dewani’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, PA Wire)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT    -   NO SALES   -    NO ARCHIVES

    Solicitor Prakash Patel, left, Asok Hindocha, center, the uncle of Anni Dewani and Anish Hindocha, the brother of Anni Dewani speak at a press conference in central London, Monday, April 7, 2014. Anni Dewani was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Her husband Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride, lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The Anni Dewani’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES  (The Associated Press)

  • Asok Hindocha, right, the uncle of Anni Dewani and Anish Hindocha, the brother of Anni Dewani speak at a press conference in central London, Monday, April 7, 2014. Anni Dewani was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Her husband Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride, lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The Anni Dewani’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, PA Wire)    UNITED KINGDOM OUT    -   NO SALES   -    NO ARCHIVES

    Asok Hindocha, right, the uncle of Anni Dewani and Anish Hindocha, the brother of Anni Dewani speak at a press conference in central London, Monday, April 7, 2014. Anni Dewani was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010. Her husband Shrien Dewani has spent years fighting extradition over the death of his 28-year-old bride, lawyers for the 34-year-old businessman say he suffers from post-traumatic stress and depression and is unfit to stand trial. But last month Britain’s High Court rejected his grounds for appeal. He is expected to be put on a flight to Cape Town Monday, and South African officials say he will appear in court there Tuesday. The Anni Dewani’s brother, Anish Hindocha, said the extradition brought them “one step closer” to justice. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, PA Wire) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES  (The Associated Press)

A British man accused of arranging the slaying of his wife on their honeymoon has arrived under escort in South Africa after his extradition from Britain.

The South African justice ministry said Tuesday that Shrien Dewani landed in a chartered plane in Cape Town and was taken into police custody. He is expected to appear in court later in the day.

Dewani had spent years fighting extradition over the killing of his 28-year-old bride Anni. She was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town's Gugulethu township in November 2010.

Dewani is accused of hiring men to kill his wife and make it look like a botched carjacking. Three men, including the cab's driver and a gunman, have been convicted for the murder. Dewani denies wrongdoing.