South Africa's High Crime Rate Used in Pistorius' Defense

Testimony in Oscar Pistorius trial says South Africa's high crime rate creates heightened sense of vulnerability.
3:00 | 04/07/14

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-- not gotten in Pretoria South Africa place it is absolutely upset with the unscripted stories trial there's going to be Oscar historians channel broadcasting. Eighteen hours a day all things -- stories. And here in the streets of Pretoria. You can set something that unscripted stories talked about today. The threat of crime is something that is shared by all south Africans it is seeking reversal fear after all the incidents here. Murder rape assault of a home invasion are far higher here -- in the US it's something that these stories spent nearly an hour on the stand talking about. But the primary question in this trial. Is that justified if the stories don't vulnerable that night and felt that there may have been intruders in his house. Does that make it okay to have shot those who have bullets through the door and a possibly under his sanity and turned out to be his girlfriend and lover -- -- --

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