Oscar reports for community service duties

2015-11-14 08:40
Oscar Pistorius reports to the Garsfontein police station. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

Oscar Pistorius reports to the Garsfontein police station. (Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Video

VIDEO: Oscar Pistorius arrives at police station for community service

2015-11-14 08:38

Watch as Oscar Pistorius arrives at Garsfontein police station to perform community service.WATCH

Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on Saturday reported to Garsfontein police station, east of Pretoria, where he was to conduct community service.  

The recently paroled track athlete walked into the police station shortly before 08:00 after being dropped off by his sister, Aimee.

Wearing a white t-shirt, khaki pants, shades and a black cap, Pistorius avoided any contact with a small group of media who were camped outside the station.

One of the reporters greeted Pistorius but he walked straight ahead without giving a response.
He was accompanied by a police officer.

This was the first time Pistorius had been seen in public since his release from prison almost a month ago.

He had spent a year behind bars for shooting dead his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. He alleged to have mistaken her for an intruder.

On October 21 last year, Pistorius was sentenced to five years for shooting Steenkamp dead. He was granted parole after serving a sixth of his sentence.

The double-amputee track star was sentenced to a further three years, suspended for five years, for firing a shot at Tasha’s restaurant in Johannesburg, in January 2013.

Read more on:    reeva steenkamp  |  oscar pistorius  |  pretoria  |  pistorius trial

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Jordaan missing in action

2016-09-25 00:00

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

PARTNER CONTENT
WATCH: How education can change a life

A university education gives students the chance to create a better future for themselves, their families and to opportunity achieve their dreams.

/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.