Breaking News: Oscar Pistorious sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

By Sam Nyang’u

Oscar Pistorious has been sentenced to 6-years in prison.  Mr. Pistorious escaped a possible 15-year prison sentence for murdering his wife, Reeva Steenkamp on valentines day, 2013. In her ruling, Judge Thokozile Masipa said she weighed in mitigating factors and considered a 15-year sentence as being inappropriate. Pistorious was initially sentenced to 5 years for culpable homicide, but the conviction was later on increased to murder. This is a developing story, and we shall give you the full ruling in a short while .

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