Oscar found ‘not guilty’ of murder

Paralympian found not guilt of murder.

As the whole world watched, listened and even read about the case, Judge Thokozile Masipa declared that Oscar Pistorius was ‘not guilty’ of premeditated murder or murder.

In her ruling today, Judge Masipa said that the evidence for premeditated murder was “purely circumstantial”.

“I am here talking about direct intention. The State has clearly not proven beyond reasonable doubt that the accused is guilty of premeditated murder.”

She later went on to say, ‘the accused therefore cannot be found guilty of murder dolus eventualis (legal intent) … that however is not the end of the matter as culpable homicide is a competent verdict.

Proceedings have wrapped up for the day in the #OscarTrial at the Pretoria’s North Gauteng High Court and will continue tomorrow.

Judge Masipa will deliver judgement on a charge of culpable homicide and other gun related charges tomorrow.

What are your thoughts on the matter? Do you think the judgement is fair?

Let us on on our Facebook page using the hashtag #OscarTrial.

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  1. Yes, I agree.The public had already condemmed him “Guilty” before listening to all the facts.

  2. This is a lesson for ladies,stay away from abusive men,u well just die like a fowl and no one wud be punished for it.

  3. I find it strange that the judge did not see it was premeditated murder a life was taken he has to pay dearly he killed an inocent person who loved him

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