South African court orders Pistorius to undergo mental evaluation

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Pretoria: South African court ordered Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to undergo evaluation for mental illness – a move which could determine whether he lacked criminal capacity when he shot dead his girlfriend. The prosecution had asked for the evaluation after a psychiatrist told the court that Pistorius, who is on trial for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp on February 14 last year, suffered from an anxiety disorder.