Articles containing the tag ‘Gerrie Nel
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius’s Defence Lawyer Barry Roux Says Prosecution Has No Grounds For Appeal

The prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius case have no ground to appeal both the conviction and sentencing for Oscar as the law was applied correctly, the North Gauteng High Court heard on Tuesday. This was said b... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest

The infamous murder trial of South African Paralympian athlete, Oscar Pistorius, resumed on Thursday in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. The court resumed in order to hear both the state’s and Pi... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defence Not Permitted to Consult State Psychiatrist

Murder accused paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, and his defence team have not been granted permission to speak to state psychiatrist, Carla Kotze, the court heard on Monday. Pistorius’s defence team wished t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius has General Anxiety Disorder – Psychiatrist

The Oscar Pistorius Trial still continues to hog attention despite the fact that South Africa has been through a torrid election period. On Monday, the trial of the paralympian entered its thirtieth day in the ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Pistorius Trial: Bull Terrier Nel Making Waves in and out of Court

The bull terrier is really making waves. On Tuesday, he grilled the defence’s expert witness with his incisive questions and his surprising attention to detail. He raised many questions about Roger Dixon&... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Prosecutor Nel Argues that Reeva Screamed During the Shooting

The question of why Reeva never made a sound throughout the shooting and shouting does not make sense at all. These were the sentiments of State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel as he continued with his cross-examination ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, April 10th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: The Bull Terrier Nel Hammers Oscar

The reputable Oscar Pistorius Trial is back in the public domain. For several days after the restarting of the trial, Oscar had the courtroom to himself, starting first of all with an apology to the Steenkamp f... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Oscar had no reason to think there was an intruder in his house

The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial still continues and it has entered its third week. On Tuesday, day fifteen of the trial, was the day when the state wrapped up its case against the accused. But what does this a... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Eventful Day One of Oscar Pistorius Trial

South Africa and the rest of the world waited for more than a year to see Oscar Pistorius stand trial for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The long and anxious wait ended on Monday when live broadca... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Oscar Bail Application Successful

The Oscar Pistorius murder case has all the action and drama that one can expect from a movie. The plot includes a world-famous, inspirational athlete with violent tendencies who is attracted to guns and shoots... Read more »