With reports that Oscar Pistorius still owes his lawyers in the region of R10 million, there is little certainty that his high-powered legal team will be on board for the state’s appeal.
The law must take its course regarding the state’s intention to appeal the conviction and sentencing of paralympian Oscar Pistorius, his family said.
The State will appeal paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ conviction of culpable homicide and the sentence he received, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.
There you have it. Oscar will probably be out of jail before his next cellphone upgrade. In fact, he might already be out.
Oscar Pistorius has racked up lawyers’ bills amounting to R17.5 million – and he cannot pay them.
Oscar Pistorius’ father, Henke, was one of the first visitors at Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru II prison yesterday morning to visit his son.
“God bless”, was Oscar Pistorius’ parting shot as he left Kim and Dion Martin’s house in the Cape Town suburb of Sunningdale in January 2013.
The mother of Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend believes that her daughter was about to leave the disgraced athlete when he shot her dead.
The National Prosecuting Authority has not decided yet if it will appeal the Oscar Pistorius matter.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius’ sentence and conviction for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp marks the end of his world athletics career, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.
The Correctional Services department has declined to comment on a report that Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.
President Jacob Zuma has not had an interview with British newspaper The Guardian on the Oscar Pistorius trial or any other matter this week, says Presidency spokesperson Mac Maharaj.
The five years imposed on Oscar Pistorius was significant, because a longer sentence would not have given him a chance of house arrest, says a law expert.
Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been processed and placed in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison, says the facility’s area commissioner Zebilon Monama.
Judge Thokozile Masipa says the five-year sentence she handed down to Oscar Pistorius is “just and fair to society and the accused”.
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