South Africa: State to appeal Pistorius’ sentence

South Africa’s National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Thursday announced that it will appeal Oscar Pistorius’ six-year jail sentence. The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria earlier this month sentenced the double-amputee to six years’ imprisonment for the 2013 murder of … Read More

Pistorius’ bail extended after conviction, sentencing fixed for October 13

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Oscar Pistorius Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Judge Thokozile Masipa granted Oscar Pistorius on Friday afternoon extended bail while he awaits sentencing, on October 13, for his culpable homicide conviction. Judge Masipa said that the State had failed to prove their claim … Read More