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Oscar Pistorius ordered to go to psychiatric hospital today

The judge in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial ordered the double-amputee athlete to undergo psychiatric treatment at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital today, postponing the trial for at least a month. Mr Pistorius said he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, by mistake last year, fearing that there was an intruder in his home when he fired through a closed toilet door in the early hours of Valentine’s Day. Our correspondent, Katherine Iorio has more.

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