Oscar Pistorius may serve less than a year if he 'poses no trouble'
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but may serve less than a year of that sentence in jail.
Pistorius could spend only ten months in jail and, provided he poses no trouble to the prison authorities, could spend the remainder of his sentence under house arrest.
He is expected to be sent to a high-security wing at the gang-ridden Pretoria Central Prison, where one criminal kingpin has already threatened to "take him out", Mail Online wrote.
Oscar Pistorius holds the hands of his family members before he was taken down to a holding jail cell after his five-year sentence was given. PHOTO: Reuters
While the the Paralympian was taken down to the holding cell, Miss Steenkamp's mother, June, smiled as she spoke of having a sense of "closure" after the seventh-month trial, but said it "would not magic Reeva back".
The model's father, who suffered a stroke after his daughter's death, said he was "very glad" the trial was over while a lawyer for the family said the sentence was "welcome".
Source: Mail Online