Dewani fit to stand trial

Cape Town – Murder accused Shrien Dewani is mentally fit to stand trial, a panel of experts has found, the Western Cape High Court heard on Friday.

A report by a panel of experts compiled a report following Dewani’s stay at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital where he was under assessment.

The finding by the panel was unanimous, reporters in court tweeted.

There will be a pre-trial hearing on 9 September and the trial will commence on 6 October.