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Prosecution urges 10-years in jail for Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius should be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the prosecution said on Friday as the star sprinter’s sensational trial approached its climax.

Slapping down defence claims that the ‘broke and broken’ Paralympic and Olympic athlete had already suffered enough, prosecutor Gerrie Nel said ‘the minimum that society will be happy with is 10 years imprisonment.’

After hearing final arguments from both the defence and prosecution, Judge Thokozile Masipa scheduled sentencing for next Tuesday.
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