Thursday, 7 July 2016
Wednesday, 6 July 2016
A Spanish court has said the sentences for the 29-year-old Argentina striker can be appealed through the country's Supreme Court. Messi has been fined two million euros. His father was given the same jail sentence and a fine of 1.5 million euros.In Spain, sentences of less than two years for first offences are suspended.
He said this while reacting to calls by Niger Delta militants and pro-biafra members for the country to break up. President Buhari called on Niger Delta militants destroying oil and gas installations to embrace peace and give his government a chance.
"We respect the decision of Judge Masipa and are not lodging an application for leave to appeal. Oscar will serve his sentence as handed down," Defense lawyer Andrew Fawcett told reporters.
Pistorius, 29, hugged his family members before being taken out of the court to begin serving his jail term. And could be out in two years for good behaviour.
Earlier on Wednesday‚ Steenkamp's family was seen leaving the court surrounded by family members. Her visibly upset parents Barry and his wife June refused to comment.
"We will not be saying anything for now thank you‚" said a family spokesman