Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was released from prison under correctional supervision on Monday night, the Department of Correctional Services said.
“The handling of the actual placement is an operational matter of the local management, and how they handle it is their prerogative,” spokesperson Manelisi Wolela said. “They carry it out in the best interest of all parties concerned, the victims, the offender and the Department of Correctional Services.”
It had been expected that Pistorius would only leave the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria on Tuesday. Pistorius’s lawyer Brian Webber told The Citizen newspaper that his client was home just after 22:00 on Monday.
“Yes it is true… he is at home already,” Webber was quoted as saying. Read more