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Will OP Become South Africa’s OJ?

A sportsman recognised all over the world.  A tragic death.  A trial with massive media attention.  The name of the victim being almost forgotten.  A policeman discredited on the stand.  A contraversial verdict.

Yates could be writing about the Oscar Pistorius trial or the OJ Simpson trial in 1995.  After today’s bail decision by Magistrate Desmond Nair, the similarities are striking.

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