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Anni’s family back televised trial

London - The family of Anni Dewani have backed plans to televise the trial of Shrien Dewani in South Africa.

Anni’s father Vinod Hindocha said: “She was my daughter, certainly, but since she was shot she has become the daughter of the world.

The family of Anni Dewani have backed plans to televise the trial of Shrien Dewani in South Africa. Photo: AP. Credit: AP

“I have been asked if I have any objection and my answer is that I do no…

“Judging by the thousands of letters from across the world we have received from people we have never met, there is a great amount of interest.”

Showing Tuesday’s hearing when Dewani appears to be formally charged - and any resulting hearings - on TV is a decision for the judge. The case could rival the media sensation of the ongoing murder trial of Oscar Pistorius for shooting his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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