Anorak | Shrien Dewani: Dr Pox, Monde Mbolombo And Police In The Dock

Shrien Dewani: Dr Pox, Monde Mbolombo And Police In The Dock

by | 13th, December 2010

SHRIEN Dewani : Anorak’s at-a-glance look at the murder of Anni Dewani in the news Dr Pox Raghavjee, alleged police corruption and a new witness:

The police are now protecting Mr Dewani from the media. We looked on as he left Southmead Police Station, Bristol flanked by police officers after fulfilling the conditions of his bail.

Dr Pox:

Can Mr Dewani be linked to the murder of Dr Pox Raghavjee in anything more than police-fed media speculation? Heather Raghavjee, whose husband was killed in a carjacking in 2007, says:

“There is absolutely no substance in these allegations, and my heart goes out to the young lad.”

Says Max Clifford, Mr Dewani’s media rep:

“How flimsy and ridiculous this whole thing is. If it wasn’t so tragic it would be a farce, a comedy.”

Still, Gen Bheki Cele, the South African police commissioner, has reopened the case of the killed doctor.

The Private Detective:

Christian Botha is a private investigator who was hired by Raghavjee’s wife to investigate her husband’s death:

I spoke with Yashin Raghavjee, Dr Pox Raghavjee’s son, this morning [Sunday] and he told me that the family were happy that the case was being re-looked into and they are excited,” said Botha, who was quoted in the Daily Dispatch’s sister newspaper, the Sowetan.

What links the crimes?

Mrs Raghavjee knows the Dewani family. Dr Raghavjee’s daughter-in-law is from Bristol. And:

Both were killed when they were shot in the head and the cars they were travelling in were not stolen after the attack.


His widow Heather travelled the 650 miles to Cape Town to comfort Dewani and his father Prakash after Anni’s death.

Mr Mbolobombo:

Hotel receptionist Monde Mbolombo alleges that

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