Oscar Pistorius was accused of being a deceitful witness who told the court "incredible lies" at the summing up of his murder trial.
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel said he was more interested in defending his life than telling the truth.
ITV News Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports.
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