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Judge Chris Greenland discusses Oscar Pistorius release

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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is to be released from prison on 21 August having served 10 months for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Chris Greenland discusses with Jason McCrossan why the trial Judge Thokozile Masipa got the verdict WRONG & what the likely outcomes will be leading up to the appeal.

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Oscar Pistorius Trial – the verdict

Judge Thokozile Masipa
Judge Thokozile Masipa

After 41 days of tears, anguish and at times gruesome testimony in the Pretoria High Court, Judge Thokozile Masipa gave her Judgement on the trial of Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in athletics. She found him not guilty of premeditated murder but guilty of culpable homicide.

Jason spoke with respected South African legal expert and President of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces Llewellyn Curlewis about his views on the verdict.