Pistorius Prosecutor Appeals ‘Lenient’ Sentence for Murder

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  • South Africa’s NPA says six-year jail term ‘shockingly’ light
  • Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s parents say they support appeal

Pistorius leaves the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on June 14, 2016.

Photographer: Charlie Shoemaker/Getty Images

South African prosecutors filed an application for leave to appeal the six-year jail term handed to paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius this month for the murder of his girlfriend.

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