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Verdict in Pistorius murder trial set for September 11

A South African judge has set the date to deliver a verdict in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial for September 11.

Oscar Pistorius' defence team has finished its closing arguments in the athlete's murder trial before the judge retires to consider her verdict.

Pistorius, 27, denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the night of Valentine's Day last year.

The prosecution accused the athlete yesterday of telling "a snowball of lies" during the high-profile trial.

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Pistorius told 'incredible lies' murder trial hears

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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