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Former Paralympic Star Oscar Pistorius will be Released from Prison on Friday 

He was granted parole nearly 11 years after killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius – known as the “Blade Runner” for his carbon-fibre prosthetic legs – became eligible for parole in March 2023 after he had served half of his 13 years and five months sentence for murder. South Africa’s Department of Correctional Services (DCS) said in November that Pistorius will complete the remainder of his sentence in the country’s community corrections system. He will be under the supervision of the DCS and will be subjected to parole conditions until his sentence expires in December 2029. He will be assigned a monitoring official, who will have to be kept informed when Pistorius is seeking job opportunities or moving homes.

SOURCE: REUTERS