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Prosecutors to Appeal Pistorius Sentencing

News24   in 
October 27, 2014

Cape Town – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has announced their plan to appeal the conviction and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, according to reports.

According to Eyewitness News the NPA made the announcement on Monday afternoon.

Journalist Alex Eliseev quoted the NPA saying their prosecutors are preparing the necessary papers in order to be able to file within the next few days.

Sapa reported that NPA spokesperson Nathi Mncube said in a statement: “The appeal on conviction is based on the question of law.

“The merits and the demerits of the NPA’s argument in this regard will become evident when we file papers for leave to appeal.”


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