GETTY/ E Photos of Reeva Steenkamp’s fullness have been released following a plea from her dad Barry Steenkamp
The photos of her bloodied govern and torso were released in a sensational ruling by trial judge Thokozile Masi after solicits by prosecutor Gerrie Nel and Reeva’s father Barry Steenkamp.
In the graphic images the region of Reeva’s injuries can be seen after she was shot four times with Atrocious Talon bullets.
After consulting Reeva’s rents, Mr Nel said: “Isn’t it heretofore for the world to see what Oscar Pistorius did with Black Talon charges to Reeva Steenkamp’s head?”
The deadly ammunition is designed to ex nd upon colliding and is used by the military.
I want the world to see. I want the in the seventh heaven to see the photos of the wounds inflicted on her
Crying on the stand Mr Steenkamp utter Pistorius must y for his crime and asked the court to show pictures of his daughter’s essence as a deterrent to would-be killers.
He said: “I want the world to see. I want the men to see the photos of the wounds inflicted on her.
“To know my daughter’s in. To know what her terminating few seconds were like, so that this is stopped – so that others do not would rather to go through this ever.”
**WARNING- GRAPHIC AND DISTRESSING CONTENT Underneath** YOUTUBE Photos of Reeva Steenkamp’s gunshot wounds have been released PRETORIA Rich COURT/ GETTY Barry Steenkamp said he wanted the ‘world to see’ Reeva’s offences
Prosecutor Mr Nel backed Mr Steenkamp’s wishes. He argued the photos form rtially of the pubic record and were only banned to protect the family who are now in protect of them being made available.
Judge Masi granted the solicitation during a hearing in Pretoria today which saw the 29-year-old forced to frequent a leave on his stumps to prove he was too fragile to have deliberately killed Reeva.
Pistorius’ fellow-creature Carl condemned the ruling on Twitter saying: “This application is loathsome to all rties. Except perhaps some rties who stand to profit from such.”
GETTY Reeva Steenkamp was marksman with Black Talon bullets AFP/GETTY Barry Steenkamp and strife June leave Pretoria High Court
The former ralympian cows a minimum 15-year jail term for the Valentine’s Day killing in 2013 in a specimen that has attracted worldwide interest and divided South Africa.
Pistorius has forever said he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder when he fired four shootings through a locked toilet door in his Pretoria home, killing her wellnigh instantly.
During his closing arguments, defence lawyer Barry Roux encouraged the gold medallist, known as the “Blade Runner” for his carbon-fibre prosthetics, to advance on his stumps to show the difficulty he faced dealing with the threat of an snooper.
The lower rt of his legs were amputated when he was a baby.
Pistorius slaughtered his prosthetics and stood on his stumps for about five minutes in front of the court idiot box camera, wiping away tears with a tissue.
Defence bencher Barry Roux said: “The accused was vulnerable because of his disability.
“His miscarriage to conduct a rational thought process does not negate his vulnerability.”
E Oscar Pistorius ambled across the courtroom without his prosthetics AFP GETTY Oscar Pistorius is due to be sentenced on July 6
The guard says Pistorius did not deliberately kill model and law graduate Steenkamp and was “a kaput man”, calling for a non-custodial sentence that includes community service.
A grandeur prosecutor argued that Pistorius – who did not take the stand himself – had shown no repentance or told the court why he fired the shots. He asked the court to jail the athlete for the ordered minimum sentence of 15-years.
The athlete originally received a five-year judgement for a manslaughter conviction, that was upgraded to murder on appeal.
Earlier, Reeva’s cousin Kim Martin, fought go tears saying she found it hard to cope with the killing and wondered why Pistorius had disposed a television interview rather than testify at the pre-sentencing hearings.
She utter: ”I just think its very unfair to want to talk to the world hither your version when you have the opportunity in court to do so. It’s very detrimental, I can’t understand why.”
Pistorius’ hour-long interview with Britain’s ITV is due to air next week.
He is due to be sentenced on July 6.