Articles containing the tag ‘Thokozile Masipa
By Staff Writer On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius Case to Challenge Six Year Sentence in SCA

Oscar Pistorius, who is currently serving a six year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s day in 2013, thinking she was an intruder, may remain behind bars longer than he exp... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Steenkamps Pleased with Move to Stop Pistorious’s Release

28-year-old fallen paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorious was charged with culpable homicide and was sentenced to a five year jail term by judge Thokozile Masipa for shooting his girlfriend dead through a bathroo... Read more »
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 Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 10th, 2014

No House Arrest for Oscar: He Has No Ankles!

Oscar Pistorius may not be eligible for release after ten months as previously stated soon after his sentencing last month because he does not have the ankles on which the tracking device can be attached. This ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Appeal Date Set, Defence to Oppose Appeal

It appears that Oscar Pistorius’s woes may not be over. Judge Thokozile Masipa has set the date on which the appeal in the case will be heard at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Judge Masipa has ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Oscar Could Be Raped in Prison: Defence

Paralympian and the man charged with culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius will be highly vulnerable in the notorious South African prisons. He will most likely be subjected to gan... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, September 13th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide

The world can literally breathe a sigh of relief after the judge in the notorious case of Oscar Pistorius passed her verdict on Friday. Judge Thokozile Masipa found Oscar guilty of culpable homicide and, in add... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius not Guilty of Premeditated Murder and Murder

As the Oscar Pistorius trial nears its end, the judge in the case ruled that Oscar is not guilty of premeditated murder and neither is he guilty of murder. This came out as Judge Thokozile Masipa read out her m... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Who is This Judge?

Judge Thokozile Masipa has heard all the evidence and witnesses that the prosecution and defence care to present before her as well as the two sides’ arguments on the case. However, who is this lady who h... Read more »
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 »