Second man held in Dewani murder

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A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Anni Dewani in South Africa. Police Chief Bheki Cele made the announcement at a nationally televised news conference, a measure of the attention the murder of a foreigner has drawn in a country known for high rates of violent crime.

One suspect, 26-year-old Xolile Mngeni, has appeared in a Cape Town court accused of murdering the honeymooner.

Mrs Dewani, 28, was found dead in the early hours of Sunday after a taxi she and her husband, Shrien, were in was hijacked. Police have revealed that they have found a watch, a bangle and mobile phones thought to belong to the couple and linked to the two suspects.