Steenkamp’s cousin says Pistorius needs to pay for killing girlfriend

London : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius’ deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp’s cousin has reportedly said that the athlete should be given “sufficient punishment” for killing his girlfriend.

Kim Martin said that the double amputee “needs to pay for what he has done,” reported the BBC.

Pistorius shot the 29-year-old four times through a locked bathroom door on Valentine’s Day last year. He claims he thought she was an intruder who had broken into his Pretoria home.

Pretoria high court judge Thokozile Masipa will decide the sprinter’s fate at the end of the weeklong sentencing hearing, the report added.

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