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NPA Decision To Appeal Sentence of Oscar Pistorius

The NPA has carefully considered the sentence handed to Mr Oscar Pistorius and has decided to file an application for leave to appeal in terms of section 316(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 against the sentence imposed by Honourable Judge Masipa in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, on 6 July 2016. The …

Oscar Pistorius accused of murder

THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA JUDGMENT Reportable Case No: 96/2015 In the matter between: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS, GAUTENG     APPELLANT and OSCAR LEONARD CARL PISTORIUS                                 RESPONDENT Neutral citation:    Director of Public Prosecutions, Gauteng v Pistorius (96/2015) [2015] ZASCA 204 (3 December 2015) Coram:    Mpati P, Mhlantla, Leach and Majiedt JJA and …

NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

Pretoria – Since the 20th of 0ctober 2014 the prosecution team, Adv Gerrie Nel and Adv Andrea Johnson, have been hard at work studying the judgement, researching and also consulting with legal experts with the view to establish whether or not there are sufficient grounds to appeal both the judgement and sentence. Today we announce …

OSCAR PISTORIUS: THE VERDICT

Special Assignment

As the curtain falls on the trial that has been dubbed the trial of the century, it is the end of one tragic chapter in South Africa’s golden boy and sporting hero Oscar Pistorius’ life. Equally, it is the end of a very sad period in the lives of former model Reeva Steenkamp’s family which …

Judgement day in the Oscar trial

Suspects nabbed for rhino poaching related crimes appear in court

Pretoria – All eyes will be on the North Gauteng High Court this morning as Judge Thokozile Masipa delivers the much-anticipated judgement in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. After 41 days of court proceedings, which saw 37 witnesses and lengthy closing arguments from both the state and defence, Judge Masipa will begin her verdict at …