As it happened: Pistorius cross-examination

Key points

  • Oscar Pistorius has completed his fourth day on the witness stand at his trial in Pretoria
  • Accused of murder, he says he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp thinking she was an intruder
  • Prosecutor Nel repeatedly accused an emotional Mr Pistorius of "tailoring" his evidence
  • Gerrie Nel stressed "improbable" aspects of Mr Pistorius' testimony, to undermine its plausibility
  • The prosecutor implied Mr Pistorius was using his emotional state to avoid tough questions
  • All times BST

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  • David Gritten 
  • Victoria Park 
  • Simeon Paterson 
  • Andree Massiah 

Last updated 14 April 2014

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