Pistorius team says will not appeal 6-year sentence
Pretoria, July 6 (IANS) Oscar Pistorius' defence team said on Wednesday that they will not appeal a six-year sentence given to the Paralympian by high court.
Earlier, the high court in Pretoria handed down a six-year sentence to Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, reports Xinhua news agency.
Reading out the judgement, Judge Thokozile Masipa said the trial of murder-convicted Pistorius had many mitigating factors.
"In the result, the sentence I impose on the accused in terms of murder dolus eventualis, is six years imprisonment," Judge Masipa said.