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South African Appeals Court more than Doubles Oscar Pistorius Sentence

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters)- Oscar Pistorius: South Africa’s Supreme Court more than doubled Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence on Friday, accepting prosecutors’ argument that the original jail term of six years for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was “shockingly lenient”. The gold medal-winning athlete, a double amputee known as the “Blade Runner” for his carbon-fibre prosthetics, was not in court to hear... Read More
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Oscar Pistorius: Prosecutors Want Longer Sentence

South Africa, Africa (DW)- Oscar Pistorius: Prosecutors Want Longer Sentence: South African prosecutors want a harsher prison sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend in 2013. They have called his current six-year sentence “shockingly” lenient. South Africa’s state prosecutor sought permission to demand a prison sentence of at least 15 years for Paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorius as his... Read More
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