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Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months

Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence increased to 13 years and 5 months

Pistorius was imprisoned in July last year after being found guilty on appeal of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine`s Day 2013 in a case that attracted worldwide interest.

Nov 24, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic glory to jail for murder

Judge Thokozile Masipa on Friday rejected an appeal by the state against a six-year jail sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius who murdered his girlfriend in 2013.

Nov 01, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius under observation in hospital: Report

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius under observation in hospital: Report

Pistorius, 30, is serving a six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a model and law graduate, in his Pretoria house in 2013.

Aug 03, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius moved to `special needs` prison

Jailed Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius moved to `special needs` prison

In July, Pistorius, 29, was given a six-year jail term after an appeals court upgraded his manslaughter conviction to murder.

Nov 14, 2016, 21:49 PM IST
Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius put on suicide watch: Reports

Convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius put on suicide watch: Reports

The 29-year-old double-amputee, who is being held at the Kgosi Mampuru II Prison in Pretoria.

Aug 14, 2016, 15:36 PM IST
''Blade runner'' Oscar Pistorius sobs as he walks through court on stumps

''Blade runner'' Oscar Pistorius sobs as he walks through court on stumps

Pistorius is facing a minimum of 15 years behind bars for the murder of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine`s Day three years ago.

Jun 15, 2016, 19:16 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius faces lengthy jail term for lover`s murder

Oscar Pistorius faces lengthy jail term for lover`s murder

South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius on Monday enters the final stretch of a protracted legal battle that could see him back in jail for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago.

Jun 13, 2016, 09:31 AM IST
South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius right to appeal murder conviction

South African court rejects Oscar Pistorius right to appeal murder conviction

The Supreme Court of Appeal upgraded Pistorius`s conviction to murder in December.

Mar 03, 2016, 23:05 PM IST
'Blade Runner' sequel starring Ryan Gosling is happening

'Blade Runner' sequel starring Ryan Gosling is happening

"Blade Runner" sequel is officially happening, 35 years after it was released. The untitled project will start filming in July with Harrison Ford joining the cast, reported Aceshowbiz.

Jan 26, 2016, 15:17 PM IST
South African prosecutors oppose Oscar Pistorius' final appeal

South African prosecutors oppose Oscar Pistorius' final appeal

The SCA judges last month described Oscar​'s testimony at his trial in 2014 as "untruthful".

Jan 25, 2016, 22:15 PM IST
Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius accuses Supreme Court of Appeal of 'discrimination'

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius accuses Supreme Court of Appeal of 'discrimination'

Pistorius, popularly known as the "Blade Runner," was found guilty of murder last year after being convicted of killing his girlfriend and model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013.

Jan 13, 2016, 20:39 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius to apply for bail in South African court on Tuesday

Oscar Pistorius to apply for bail in South African court on Tuesday

The SC has now upgraded Oscar's sentence to murder from "culpable homicide".

Dec 07, 2015, 18:36 PM IST
FACTBOX - The trial of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius

FACTBOX - The trial of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius` lawyers are likely to argue that his physical disability should be considered.

Dec 03, 2015, 15:58 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius guilty of Reeva Steenkamp's murder: South African court

Oscar Pistorius guilty of Reeva Steenkamp's murder: South African court

A murder conviction carries a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison.

Dec 03, 2015, 14:41 PM IST
Appeals court to decide whether ''Blade Runner'' Oscar ​Pistorius guilty of murder

Appeals court to decide whether ''Blade Runner'' Oscar ​Pistorius guilty of murder

The athlete left jail on parole in October and is meant to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

Dec 03, 2015, 10:44 AM IST
Oscar Pistorius to stay in jail as parole decision delayed: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius to stay in jail as parole decision delayed: Lawyer

Oscar Pistorius will stay in jail after a decision to grant him parole was again delayed on Monday, his lawyer told AFP.

Oct 05, 2015, 23:37 PM IST
New court date for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial

New court date for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial

 South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) confirmed on Tuesday that it will hear the appeal in the case of para-athlete Oscar Pistorius case on November 3.

Sep 22, 2015, 22:38 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius parole review delayed by two weeks: Official

Oscar Pistorius parole review delayed by two weeks: Official

A South African parole board has delayed by two weeks a review of whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius's should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.

Sep 19, 2015, 17:35 PM IST
'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorious' early release put on hold

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorious' early release put on hold

The South African justice ministry has blocked the early release of convicted para-athlete Oscar Pistorious on Wednesday.

Aug 19, 2015, 20:31 PM IST
Oscar Pistorius to be released this week after serving 10 months in prison

Oscar Pistorius to be released this week after serving 10 months in prison

After spending 10 months in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius is set to be released on Friday.

Aug 17, 2015, 13:08 PM IST