PRETORIA, South Africa—A South African choose has granted bail to Oscar Pistorius, pending sentencing for his murder conviction.
The country’s Supreme Courtroom of Attractiveness convicted him on Thursday of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, overturning a reduce court’s conviction of the lesser crime of manslaughter. The appeals court docket then said the double-amputee Olympian must be sentenced by the reduced court docket.
Judge Aubrey Ledwaba of the trial court docket granted Mr. Pistorius bail of $ 692 and extended his residence arrest till his sentencing hearing, which he established for April 18. The decide said Mr. Pistorius will be placed below electronic checking and could only go away his uncle’s home in between 7 a.m. and twelve p.m.
Mr. Pistorius’s main protection attorney, Barry Roux, stated his customer plans to attractiveness his conviction to the Constitutional Court docket.
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