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Oscar Pistorius’ running blades stolen in prison and used as weapon

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Former Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was recently sentenced to six years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day in 2013.

After spending less than a month in prison, Oscar is having the most difficult time of his life.

A recent report by the Department of Correctional Services has revealed that Oscar’s running blade were stolen, less than a week after he was sentenced.

The report also reveals that after the blades were stolen, they were used in a gang fight in which one inmate was murdered and two critically injured.

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Other sources have also revealed that the former athletics champions cannot walk around or go out to get some fresh air, because he has not been provided another set of blades.

The department is looking into the matter and might in the future offer Pistorius blades made of plastic or wood.