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19 Oct 2016
Oscar Pistorius Secretly Released By South African Prison Authority
South African sprint runner and convicted murderer, Oscar Pistorius, was secretly freed to attend the memorial service of his grandmother.
According to the Management of Kgosi Mampuru Jail, having considered the 29 year old as a 'low risk', they granted the Paralympian an exit of four hours to join his family at a boutique hotel for the memorial service of his grandmother, which took place on Friday, October 14, 2016.
However, the Special treatment has sparked a fuss in South Africa, with several persons describing the treatment as 'white privilege'.