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[LISTEN] Legal expert examines Oscar Pistorius sentence

|  Legal expert Tyrone Maseko shares his views on Oscar Pistorius’s six-year sentence in an interview with CapeTalk host Kienno Kammies.

CAPE TOWN - Legal expert Tyrone Maseko believes that Judge Thokozile Masipa handed Oscar Pistorius a lenient sentence.

Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013.

Masipa departed from the prescribed sentence (a minimum of 15 years), stating that the mitigating factors in the case outweighed the aggravating factors.

However, Maseko says Masipa did not lay out the extenuating circumstances in a compelling manner that would fully justify the lenient sentence.

Listen to the SoundCloud above for the full interview.

To read the full article,_ click here._

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