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South African appeals court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

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South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday increased Oscar Pistorius’ murder sentence to 13 years and five months after the state argued that his original sentence of six years was “shockingly lenient”.

South African appeals court more than doubles Pistorius sentence

By Reuters | 3 years ago

Judge rejects state prosecutors' right to appeal Pistorius' sentence

Judge rejects state prosecutors' right to appeal Pistorius' sentence

A South African judge said on Friday she would not grant permission to state prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence, saying their petition had no reasonable prospects of success.

Reuters | 5 years ago

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius hospitalised with wrist cuts

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has returned to his prison cell in South Africa's capital after being treated at hospital for injuries sustained in a fall, prison officials told AFP Sunday.

AFP | 5 years ago

Pistorius jailed for six years over girlfriend's murder

South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius was Wednesday sent back to jail for six years for murdering Reeva Steenkamp, less than half the 15-year minimum term sought by prosecutors.

Reuters | 5 years ago

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