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Pistorius ex-girlfriend's evidence approached 'with caution'

ITV News Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports:

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South African papers react to Pistorius not guilty verdict

Newspapers in South Africa went with headlines including "Oscar's great escape" and "Oscar dodges bullet" after the Paralympian was cleared of murdering Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.

Pistorius headlines on South African newspapers. Credit: ITV News

Judge to rule on homicide verdict at Pistorius trial

Oscar Pistorius is spotted leaving the Pretoria High Court Credit: Safodien Mujahid/ABACA/Press Association Images

A verdict is expected at the trial of Oscar Pistorius over the death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Judge Thokozile Masipa is to return a verdict on culpable homicide, having described Pistorius as "negligent" and "hasty" in court yesterday, where he was cleared of two murder charges. The athlete also faces three gun charges today.

Read: Pistorius cleared of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

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