Honeymoon murder takes bizzare twist: Accused is allegedly gay
A 39 year old German man, working as an escort, has said he had kinky sex with Indian origin Briton Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his newly married wife in a carjacking incident in Cape Town.india Updated: Dec 15, 2010 16:00 IST
A 39 year old German man, working as an escort, has said he had kinky sex with Indian origin Briton Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his newly married wife in a carjacking incident in Cape Town. The escort, from Munich, told the Metropolitan Police's Special Crime Directorate that the British tycoon paid him a total of 1,100 pounds in cash for kinky sex sessions in the Midlands and West London between September, 2009 and April, 2010, The Sun reported on Wednesday.
Shrien Dewani, 30, a businessman from Bristol, has been accused of organising his bride Anni's death during their honeymoon. Anni, a 28 year old engineering graduate of Ugandan-Indian descent from Sweden, was killed in Cape Town on November 13 this year when two men hijacked the car she and Shrien were travelling in. Shrien was let go by the attackers.
Dewani allegedly offered a taxi driver 1,400 pounds to arrange for Anni to be shot dead in a staged carjacking, according to claims outlined by a prosecutor in South Africa. The German escort from Munich reportedly contacted British police after recognising Shrien Dewani's picture on television news bulletins.
Dewani, who is on bail while fighting extradition to South Africa, insists he is not gay and that he was blissfully happy with his bride of just two weeks. A lawyer for Dewani said the allegations were completely "false and ridiculous". His spokesperson, publicist Max Clifford, said: "It is categorically denied. Shrien Dewani has never had a sexual relationship with a man in his life."
South African police raised concerns that all was not well in the Dewanis' marriage; and that Shrien's sexuality was a factor. But in an interview with The Sun, Dewani denied being gay.
First Published: Dec 15, 2010 15:56 IST