“Britain-based Shrien Dewani, has been accused of hiring a hit man to kill his wife on their honeymoon in South Africa and now he will be extradited there to face trial. Dewani, a British businessman, is alleged to have paid others to arrange and carry out the murder of his 28-year-old wife, Anni, who was found shot dead in an abandoned taxi in Cape Town’s deprived Gugulethu Township in November. The couple, both of Indian descent, had married in India two weeks before arriving in South Africa” .
The incident is bizarre and one of its own kind. But I am not here to discuss of what transpired between the husband and wife but my dilemma is with regard to the institution of marriage which is regarded as one of the most sacred and is revered so much especially in our country India. Continue reading