The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is continuing in South Africa, with more tough questioning from the prosecution. The chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel criticized Pistorius' courtroom apology to Steenkamp's family, calling it an "insincere spectacle".
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.
Oscar Pistorius has been taken to hospital for overnight observation. The South African athlete, who is serving a six-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was reportedly suffering chest pains.
South African Paralympic gold medallist Oscar Pistorius faces at least 15 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The athlete has no legal right to appeal the sentence.
A Pretoria court has sentenced South African athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend in 2013. This verdict comes after an earlier sentence of manslaughter was overturned.
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