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Pistorius sentenced to jail

South African track star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. His lawyers said the law under which he was punished calls for him to serve only one-sixth of the prison term before being released to house arrest, meaning the Paralympian could be free in 10 months.


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