• Oscar Pistorius celebrates 30th birthday in prison

    Oscar Pistorius celebrates 30th birthday in prison

    Oscar Pistorius celebrated his 30th birthday in a new, more comfortable jail as his family insist “some amazing things are happening for him”.

    The shamed athlete last month won his claim to be moved from to a newly-refurbished, “more relaxed” prison, aimed at “low risk, non violent offenders” and disabled inmates, where he is surrounded by acres of lush gardens and trees.

    As part of his rehabilitation programme, Pistorius will be expected to grow vegetables and work in the orchards, according to […]

  • Oscar Pistorius Freed from jail for grandmother’s memorial service

    Oscar Pistorius Freed from jail for grandmother’s memorial service

    South African sprint runner and convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, was secretly freed to attend the memorial service of his grandmother.

    According to the Management of Kgosi Mampuru Jail, having considered the 29 year old as a ‘low risk’, they granted the Paralympian an exit of four hours to join his family at a boutique hotel for the memorial service of his grandmother, which took place on Friday, October 14, 2016.

    However, the Special treatment has sparked a fuss in South Africa, with […]

  • Pistorius is gone, so who’s the next Paralympic superstar?

    Pistorius is gone, so who’s the next Paralympic superstar?

    Oscar Pistorius is gone and so far there’s been no replacement for the first athlete to compete in both the Paralympics and Olympics. But it’s probably only a matter of time.

    Disgraced after his conviction in the murder of his girlfriend in South Africa, Pistorius is absent in every sense from the Rio Paralympics. New Zealander Liam Malone even smashed his 200m record on Monday, running on a similar set of carbon-fiber blades to those that “blade runner” Pistorius made so […]

  • Legal experts claim Oscar Pistorius could be released after 1year on house arrest as 6year sentence is branded ‘an insult to women’

    Legal experts claim Oscar Pistorius could be released after 1year on house arrest as 6year sentence is branded ‘an insult to women’

    Oscar Pistorius was on Wednesday sentenced to six years jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but legal experts now claim the disgraced athlete could be released on house arrest after serving one sixth of his murder sentence.

    Criminal lawyer William Booth, who chairs the South African Criminal Law Committee, said it was extremely likely Pistorius would be released after three years or even earlier.

    He told The Sun Online: “They will normally serve half of a sentence but in South […]

  • Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his 6 years murder sentence – Lawyer

    Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his 6 years murder sentence – Lawyer

    Oscar Pistorius will not appeal his six-year jail sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp, a member of his legal team said outside the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.
     
    “We respect the decision of Judge Masipa and are not lodging an application for leave to appeal. Oscar will serve his sentence as handed down,” Defense lawyer Andrew Fawcett told reporters.

    Pistorius, 29, hugged his family members before being taken out of the court to begin serving his jail term. And could […]

  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison

    Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison

    Oscar Pistorius has just been sentenced to 6 years in prison for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

    He faced up to 15 years in prison but the judge said there were “substantial and compelling reasons” to deviate from the 15-year minimum sentence, citing as one factor, the continuing misperception that Pistorius had intended to kill his girlfriend.

    She said a a long-term imprisonment will not serve justice as Oscar is already a broken man…a fallen hero.

    The Steenkamp family looked stunned that Oscar […]

  • Oscar Pistorius in Bloody Clothes After He Shot Dead His Girlfriend (Graphic Photos)

    Oscar Pistorius in Bloody Clothes After He Shot Dead His Girlfriend (Graphic Photos)

    Here are graphic photos from crime scene after former blade runner, Oscar Pistorius brutally murdered his girlfriend at his home.

    The Judge handling the murder case of Oscar Pistorius in Pretoria High Court yesterday granted the deceased family’s request to release photos from the crime scene and this photo showing Oscar Pistorius just after the shooting was also released.

    The police photographer tasked with documenting Reeva Steenkamp’s death scene has revealed how he can ‘still taste the blood’ that hung in the […]

  • I caused her death is not the same as I murdered her – Counsel blasts Oscar Pistorius

    I caused her death is not the same as I murdered her – Counsel blasts Oscar Pistorius

    The State prosecuting counsel has blasted Oscar Pistorius’ lawyer’s claim that sending the athlete to jail for the murder of ex-gf Reeva Steenkamp will not serve any purpose.

    In today’s hearing at Pretoria High court, the defense counsel had argued that Pistorius was a broken man and even told him to walk around the court without his prosthetic legs for the judge to see the man the world wants to send to jail.

    But prosecuting counsel, Gerrie Nel, in a series of […]

  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears & walks without prosthetic limbs in courtroom as he pleads for lighter sentence

    Oscar Pistorius breaks down in tears & walks without prosthetic limbs in courtroom as he pleads for lighter sentence

    In today’s court hearing at Pretoria High Court, athlete Oscar Pistorius stunned everyone when he removed his prosthetic limbs and walked round the courtroom in a desperate emotional bid by him and his defense team to prove to the Judge that he didn’t intentionally murder ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

    The South African runner was asked to take off his artificial legs by his defence attorney Barry Roux who said it will be “embarrassing” for his client.

    The weeping […]

  • BREAKING: Oscar Pistorious released from Jail

    BREAKING: Oscar Pistorious released from Jail

    Report gathered that, Paralympic and Olympic star, Oscar Pistorius, who was jailed following the hearing of a case against him for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, is to be released on correctional supervision, or house arrest, on Tuesday 20 October.

    You can recalled that Oscar has been stripped of lucrative endorsement deals by global brands and has withdrawn from all competition. Also, His girlfriend Steenkamp, voted one of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World by FHM magazine in 2011 and […]

  • Oscar Pistorius’s appeal is approved on murder charges, South African Judge Masipa

    Oscar Pistorius’s appeal is approved on murder charges, South African Judge Masipa

     

    Oscar Pistorius, double-amputee Olympian Oscar, who fatally shot Steenkamp – a model and budding reality TV star, in his tome on Valentine’s Day last year, could be released from prison into house arrest after 10 months. He said he thought a dangerous intruder was in the house; prosecutors allege he killed his girlfriend after an argument.

    Judge Thokozile Masipa announced the ruling in a Pretoria court, saying she was satisfied that chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel had raised “questions of law” that […]