- Many criticized the sentence, saying it wasn't harsh enough.
- — Sphamandla Mabaso (@TheRealMzizi)Tue, Oct 21 2014 09:06:55@ShiftonSABC1 what's on my mind is Oscar Pistorius getting 5yr sentence, its unfair ngempela. Just because he's rich ay no that's unfair
- — CaSley (@Lesleydreamer)Tue, Oct 21 2014 08:44:46
- — IamMabatho_M (@mabs_fine)Tue, Oct 21 2014 09:06:17Yooooooh 5 years incarceration for Oscar Pistorius!!!! Rest in peace Reeva justice has not prevailed it has failed you #SOUTHAFRICAN_LAW
- However, others seemed to be ready to accept the sentence and move on.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
Olympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Here's how the event played out on social media: