Pistorius faces 'final day' of grilling: Prosecutor
Published on Apr 15, 2014 4:29 PM
PRETORIA (AFP) - South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel indicated on Tuesday that he would wrap up his searing cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius, who has now spent more than a week in the witness box.
Nel has spent five emotion-filled days dragging Pistorius over the coals, accusing him of lying, tailoring evidence and crying to avoid tough questions.
"We will today finalise the cross-examination of the accused," Nel told the court while asking for a two week postponement.
The cross-examination resumed Tuesday with Nel accusing the sprinter of a cover-up, claiming he knowingly killed the 29-year-old model.
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