Prosecutors Ask for Appeal in Oscar Pistorius Case

December 9, 2014 12:23 PM

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Prosecutors Ask for Appeal in Oscar Pistorius Case

The prosecution in the case against Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius has asked the trial judge for permission to appeal his conviction on a charge of culpable homicide and his five-year sentence, saying the punishment was too lenient.

Pistorius, 28, was charged with murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year. He fired four shots through a locked bathroom door.

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