Oscar Pistorius to challenge decision to allow appeal

February 24, 2015 5:54 PM

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Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius will challenge a judge’s decision to allow an appeal against his negligent killing conviction by prosecutors, who want the Olympic runner convicted of murder.

Lawyer Brian Webber said Pistorius’s defence team has applied for permission to argue against Judge Thokozile Masipa’s approval of the prosecution appeal.

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