Oscar Pistorius, Reeva Steenkamp 'argued' on night she died

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused Oscar Pistorius of falsifying evidence to support his defence against the charge of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. The prosecutor's relentless questioning has elicited tears and taut replies from Pistorius, who insists he had a loving relationship with Reeva.

updated: April 14, 2014 20:27 IST
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Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius argued with his girlfriend shortly before shooting her dead, the prosecution lawyer alleged on Monday as his gruelling cross-examination of the sprinter went into a second week.

Prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused the 27-year-old of concocting evidence in his defence against the charge of murdering Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines' Day last year.

"It's the state's case, Mr Pistorius, that she wanted to leave and that you weren't sleeping, you were both awake," said Nel. (Pistorius tailored evidence: Prosecution)

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