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Prosecutors To Appeal Pistorius Conviction

Prosecutors To Appeal Pistorius Conviction

South African prosecutors were on Wednesday given the go ahead to appeal the culpable homicide verdict given to Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius for the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecuting team would now seek a murder conviction. If convicted of murder, Pistorius would be open to a prison sentence of at least 15

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years Jail Term

Oscar Pistorius, South African athlete has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Thokozile Masipa, delivering the verdict in court in Pretoria, today, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge. Pistorius who was convicted of culpable homicide but cleared of murder has been taken into custody. Masipa

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