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Oscar Pistorius has an unlikely supporter and it’s none other than Kenny Kunene.Kenny has come out in support of Pistorius in his hour of need. Oscar faces the gaol for allegedly shooting and killing his kgarebe, Reeva Steenkamp.Mzansi’s number one skhothane recently told the media that having heard Oscar’s side of the story, he believed he was hloka molato.
The business man has had a stint in teronko himself, at Grootvlei Prison in the Free State. This is where he met his business mohwebisane, Gayton McKenzie.
Kenny said: "I spent six years in prison myself and I have seen guys who had been on trial for years. This is not a trial that is going to end in three months. So I think it would be best for him to get bail and finalise this trial from the outside."It can't be easy for anyone. Only his family, friends and his faith are helping him." He told the Sowetan.Kunene has been attending Oscar’s bail hearing religiously since it started. He says nothing would make him happier than for Pistorius being granted bail.
He has also called for impartiality in this case, Kunene also offered his services to Pistorius saying if he wanted him to help he’ll gladly offer his thuso as he and Pistorius are batsoali.
By Siphiwo Nkonki