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Oscar Pistorius parole: Reeva Steenkamp’s parents ‘willing’ to meet killer

Source: TheSouthAfrican

It was a fact that attracted South Africans (and people all over the world) to their TV screens. Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius was charged and convicted of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Almost 10 years after the Valentine's Day shooting, Pistorius is now eligible for parole. Probationary Oscar Pistorius: The Steenkamps Want to Meet 

According to a new report from News24 legal thought leader Karin Mohan, Oscar Pistorius is eligible for probation from July of this year. I have. It was after the Supreme Court of Appeals corrected the verdict on Pistorius's decision.

Originally, there was a mistake with the judge, not taking into account the more than 500 days Pistorius had already spent behind the bar. 

News24 reports that Reeva Steenkamp's parents were shocked when law enforcement officers challenged them on parole about the hearing of Pistorius. They reportedly felt he was ineligible until 2023, like most of the world. 

This publication spoke to Steenkamp's family law lawyer, Tania Koen. Koen announced that Steenkamp's parents are ready to meet her daughter's murderer as part of a standard "victim-perpetrator dialogue" process. 

What about Oscar? 

The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed that Pistorius probation is underway, but has been delayed due to logistics issues. These difficulties are related to the fact that Pistorius was imprisoned in Houten while Steenkamp lived in another state. Pistorius himself is said to be very pleased to meet Riva's parents. 

The man, lovingly known as Blade Runner before the trial, was first convicted in 2014. He was then sentenced to five years in prison. The issue was then passed to the High District Court. The court overturned the High Court's verdict and convicted him of murder. 

Pistorius shot Steenkamp several times while in the bathroom behind a locked door on Valentine's Day 2013 night. He claims to have shot a thief invading through a bathroom window.

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