Oscar Pistorius would be placed under house arrest and correctional supervision for four years. Photo: Telegraph UK
Oscar Pistorius was released from prison in South Africa yesterday, Monday, October 19 and placed under house arrest, Correctional Services spokesman Manelisi Wolela said.
The former Olympic athlete had been in prison since October last year, 2014 when a judge sentenced him to five years for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
READ: How Oscar Pistorius ‘couldn’t afford another murder trial’.
Pistorius shot the model and law school graduate on Valentine’s Day 2013. He has said he mistook her for an intruder.
Last week a South African parole board said it had approved his placement under house arrest and correctional supervision for four years.
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