Oscar's last day in court: 11 must-see photos


Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. See pictures from the last day of his seven-month trial.

A man holds signs protesting outside the High Court in Pretoria.

A brief look of panic flashed across the athlete's face as he arrived at court for the last time.

His father Henke was waiting with an embrace when Oscar entered the courtroom.

"Please rise," Judge Masipa said to Oscar before handing down the sentence.

June Steenkamp looks on as Judge Masipa reads the sentence.

Oscar calmly touches his family's hands as he is led to the holding cells.

Oscar is escorted by police to the awaiting van.

Reeva Steenkamp's father Barry Steenkamp (back right), mother June Steenkamp (left) and their lawyer Dup de Bruyn (right) leave the court.

Arnold and Lois Pistorius, uncle and aunt of Oscar, leave the North Gauteng High Court looking grim.

Oscar leaves the North Gauteng High Court for the last time.

A police officer holds on to the police van taking Oscar to begin his five-year sentence at Kgosi Mampuru II prison.
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