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Pistorius to be freed on Friday

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Johannesburg, Aug 17: After serving 10 months for killing his girlfriend, South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is expected to be released from prison on Friday, media reports said on Monday. Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison in October 2014 after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day in 2013. He fired four shots through the locked door of the toilet in his Pretoria home, apparently thinking Steenkamp was an intruder hiding inside. However, the State is to file its heads of argument in its appeal against the Pistorius’ ruling at the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Monday, News 24 reported. tiol Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaka said the filings were of an administrative ture. IANS

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