Oscar Pistorius and state prosecutor Gerrie Nel
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Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete accused of lies

Oscar Pistorius has faced a second day of intense cross-examination at his trial in which he was accused of being selfish, reckless and a liar.

Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel focused on the athlete's character, enthusiasm for firearms and version of events before he shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

The South African sprinter appeared calmer than he had during his previous three days on the witness stand.

The 27-year-old Olympic and Paralympic star denies murder.

Andrew Harding reports.

  • 10 Apr 2014
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