Straw poll - Do you think Oscar will get bail??

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21/02/2013 at 16:46
xine267 wrote (see)

I don't know anything about legal process in SA so from that perspective the case is quite interesting. The bail hearing goes into so much detail - things I would have thought would be saved until trial. 

I was surprised by that too xine. Particularly since the incident happened so recently.

21/02/2013 at 17:16

Well if there is no jury - at least he won't get a bunch of fecking eejits like the ones on the case of Chris Huhne wife - discharged for being too thick!!!  (or at least that is the subtext)

21/02/2013 at 17:24

He will get bail, yes.

21/02/2013 at 17:47

But when?

21/02/2013 at 17:53
Easter Thursday
21/02/2013 at 18:08

Easter then. 

So thats the 1st Saturday, following the first full moon, following the spring equinox.

Thursday after that.

21/02/2013 at 18:09
Unless pancake day falls on a Wednesday
21/02/2013 at 18:10
I've never met a nice South African.
And that's not bloody surprising, man.

next line anyone?
21/02/2013 at 18:50

You bottled it.

 

21/02/2013 at 19:26
Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)
I've never met a nice South African.
And that's not bloody surprising, man.

next line anyone?

Reminds me of a story from South Africa's 'Mail and Guardian' newspaper.

"Today a man went mad in the streets of Johannesburg, until he was shot dead by a passing church-goer"

21/02/2013 at 19:45
Sussex.... recalls 1980s memory but is it something like

Cos they are a bunch of talentless murderers
Who smell like baboons
22/02/2013 at 12:01

defence say Pistorious not a flight risk because his false legs set off airport alarms

make this shit up you could not

Edited: 22/02/2013 at 12:02
22/02/2013 at 12:47
Sticking him in front of the judge with his head bowed down and a hundred cameras flashing away feels like being put in a modern day stocks. Guilty or not that isn't right. Those South Africans are fucked up.
22/02/2013 at 13:11
Did you see the last Black Mirror David? Was reet up your street
22/02/2013 at 13:12
Cos they're a bunch of murdering bastards?

Unfortunate lyrical choice in the circumstances.

He won't get bail.
22/02/2013 at 13:13
He did marry my ex Konnie Huq though
22/02/2013 at 13:33
22/02/2013 at 13:47

GET ON WITH IT.

i've seen quicker champions league draws.

22/02/2013 at 13:49
stop lolling boy!!
22/02/2013 at 13:59

i wonder how many characters Magistrate Nair would need to compose a tweet

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