South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has walked in court on his stumps, at the request of his lawyer Barry Roux.
The move came as Mr Roux wrapped up his argument at the former Paralympic and Olympic star’s sentence hearing for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Humiliated: Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius walks across the packed courtroom on his stumps in a desperate last bid to convince a judge he was too vulnerable to have killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp intentionally when he shot her at his home three years ago
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Journalists are tweeting from court:
— Nomsa Maseko (@nomsa_maseko) June 15, 2016
Some in court, clearly uncomfortable, not sure where to look as #OscarPistorius hobbles back to the stand to put his prosthesis back on.
— Pumza Fihlani (@Pumza_Fihlani) June 15, 2016
— Geoffrey York (@geoffreyyork) June 15, 2016
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Source: Daily Mail