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Content about Oscar Pistorius

August 7, 2014

Murder-accused Oscar Pistorius arrived at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday morning ahead of final arguments in his trial.

Dressed in a black striped suit Pistorius jumped out of a white SUV parked in the street in front of the court at around 9.05am. He was flanked by three men and did not look at the media who greeted him.

School children, dressed in uniform, were standing nearby to see the Paralympic athlete. One girl turned to her friend and said "We missed him. Oscar passed".

May 26, 2014

Murder accused blade runner Oscar Pistorius is set to begin his mental evaluation at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital in Pretoria this morning.

Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled Pistorius to undergo 30 days observation as an out patient after forensic pyschiatrist Merryl Vorster told the court the athlete suffers from General Anxiety Disorder.

Pistorius would undergo daily observation by 4 medical personnel appointed by the state and defence, before he returns to court on June 30.

 

May 26, 2014

Murder accused blade runner Oscar Pistorius is set to begin his mental evaluation at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital in Pretoria this morning.

Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled Pistorius to undergo 30 days observation as an out patient after forensic pyschiatrist Merryl Vorster told the court the athlete suffers from General Anxiety Disorder.

Pistorius would undergo daily observation by 4 medical personnel appointed by the state and defence, before he returns to court on June 30.

 

May 14, 2014

Judge Thokozile Maseepa is expected to give her verdict this morning after Gerrie Nel argued that Oscar Pistorius be sent for mental observation as his anxiety is listed under Psychiatric disorders.

Both councils argued for and against the application With Barry Roux putting it to the court that Nel's arguments were baseless according to the criminal procedure act.

May 14, 2014

Judge Thokozile Maseepa is expected to give her verdict this morning after Gerrie Nel argued that Oscar Pistorius be sent for mental observation as his anxiety is listed under Psychiatric disorders.

Both councils argued for and against the application With Barry Roux putting it to the court that Nel's arguments were baseless according to the criminal procedure act.

May 8, 2014

Ballistic expert Thomas Mangena gave his insight on the tests conducted on the firearm and the bathroom door.

Captain Mangena's statement correlates with Oscar Pistorius' version that he was wearing his prosthetic when he fired the shots that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

May 8, 2014

Ballistic expert Thomas Mangena gave his insight on the tests conducted on the firearm and the bathroom door.

Captain Mangena's statement correlates with Oscar Pistorius' version that he was wearing his prosthetic when he fired the shots that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

April 9, 2014

Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius insisted on Wednesday that he did not intend to kill Reeva Steenkamp before the State began a tough line of cross-examination.

Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius insisted on Wednesday that he did not intend to kill Reeva Steenkamp before the State began a tough line of cross-examination.

April 9, 2014

Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius insisted on Wednesday that he did not intend to kill Reeva Steenkamp before the State began a tough line of cross-examination.

Pretoria - Oscar Pistorius insisted on Wednesday that he did not intend to kill Reeva Steenkamp before the State began a tough line of cross-examination.