Oscar Pistorius faces cross examination by the prosecutor in his trial for the murder of girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp
South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal has increased the Paralympian's jail term for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp to more than 13 years. Prosecutors had argued that the original sentence was "far too lenient."
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.
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.
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.
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