Court hears Oscar and Reeva’s ‘loving’ texts – Independent Online

REUTERS Defence advocate Barry Roux at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko Related Stories Pretoria – The defence in the Oscar Pistorius trial has spent Tuesday morning trying to disprove the State’s assertion that Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp had serious issues in their relationship. On Monday, the High Court in Pretoria heard of two arguments the couple had in the month leading up to Steenkamp’s death. In their WhatsApp conversations, Steenkamp wrote of how frightened she was of the athlete when he was angry. They also revealed a strong jealous streak as he fought with her for allegedly flirting with another man, despite his own serial dating prior to their relationship….

Court hears Oscar and Reeva’s ‘loving’ texts – Independent Online

REUTERS Defence advocate Barry Roux at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Picture: Siphiwe Sibeko Related Stories Pretoria – The defence in the Oscar Pistorius trial has spent Tuesday morning trying to disprove the State’s assertion that Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp had serious issues in their relationship. On Monday, the High Court in Pretoria heard of two arguments the couple had in the month leading up to Steenkamp’s death. In their WhatsApp conversations, Steenkamp wrote of how frightened she was of the athlete when he was angry. They also revealed a strong jealous streak as he fought with her for allegedly flirting with another man, despite his own serial dating prior to their relationship….

‘Oscar does not have it in him to hurt someone’ – Mail & Guardian Online

For one seven-year-old and his family, Oscar Pistorius is an inspiration, role model, hero – and incapable of murder, whatever the evidence may be. A seven-year-old Icelandic boy and his family don’t believe Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend intentionally. (Supplied) When asked about the charges against Oscar Pistorius, seven-year-old Haflidi has a ready answer, his grandmother says. “It was an accident, Oscar did not want to hurt her. He is my friend.” On Monday, the 26-year-old double-amputee sprinter is due to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court, where he is expected to be served with an indictment for murdering his girlfriend,┬áReeva Steenkamp, in the early hours of Valentine’s Day. In a sense, Pistorius has been…