DStv Channel 403 Sunday, 21 April 2024

June Steenkamp: Pistorius has 'not been rehabilitated'

PRETORIA - The mother of Reeva Steenkamp, who was murdered by Oscar Pistorius a decade ago, said the South African Paralympic champion has "not been rehabilitated".

"Rehabilitation requires someone to engage honestly, with the full truth of his crime and the consequences thereof.

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"Nobody can claim to have remorse if they're not able to engage fully with the truth," June Steenkamp said in a statement to a parole board which is reviewing Pistorius' plea for an early release from prison.

Pistorius is appearing before a parole board at a correctional centre outside Pretoria where he is currently detained.

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