LIVE: Pistorius gets five years behind bars

2014-10-21 06:53
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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years behind bars for culpable homicide and three years suspended for shooting a gun in a restaurant.

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SENTENCING:  Judge Thokozile Masipa has sentenced Oscar Pistorius to a maximum imprisonment of 5 years for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp and three years suspended for shooting a gun in a restaurant. (Gianluigi Guercia, AFP)

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