Articles containing the tag ‘Oscar Pistorius trial
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Final Day

The infamous trial of the murder-accused South African Paralympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, saw its final day in the North Gauteng High Court on Friday, 8 August 2014. The day was composed mainly of the athlete... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, August 4th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius’ Legal Team Final Argument Filed

Oscar Pistorius’s legal defence team filed their final arguments defending the murder-accused Paralympian athlete at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday. The state, who are prosecuting the ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Regrets Going Clubbing After Altercation Occurs

Oscar Pistorius, the paralympian athlete accused of murdering his girlfriend at the time, Reeva Steenkamp, released a statement through his public relations agency stating that he regrets having gone clubbling,... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 14th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Tweets Enrage Many, But Not In Contempt of Court

The murder-accused paralympian athlete, Oscar Pistorius, caused a large stir on social media site, Twitter, when he broke his media  silence for the first time since the anniversary of Reeva Steenkamp’s ... 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 Robert Wiggill On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Unstable

On the night which Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot dead his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, he did not suffer any mental aberrations or defects, the High Court in Pretoria heard t... 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 »