‘You felt true remorse only after realising you killed Reeva intentionally’

2014-04-15 11:52

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has concluded his cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius by saying the athlete only showed genuine remorse after realising he had killed Reeva Steenkamp intentionally.

“You armed yourself with sole purpose of shooting and killing her and that’s what you did,” said Nel.

“Afterwards, indeed you were overcome by what you’ve done.”

Pistorius replied: “That is true, My Lady”.

Nel then hit back: “Only because it was your intention to kill her (and) you realised that.”

Pistorius replied: “On the opposite.”

Nel then concluded the gruelling cross-examination of Pistorius, which has lasted five days and has seen the athlete break down emotionally on numerous occasions.

Barry Roux has started his re-examination of Pistorius.

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