Oscar Pistorius appeal dismissed by South African court

Oscar Pistorius appeal dismissed by South African court

Olympian Oscar Pistorius has finally run out of options to appeal against his 13-year prison sentence for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, legal experts have said.

South Africa's highest court dismissed Pistorius's request to review the prison sentence on Monday, bringing a close to a five-year legal saga surrounding the man who was once one of the world's most celebrated athletes.

"There is nothing they can do," said Pierre de Vos, a constitutional law expert at the University of Cape Town.

Source: Breaking News