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Oscar Pistorius to undergo psychiatric tests

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Oscar Pistorius to undergo psychiatric tests

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In South Africa, the judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has ordered him to undergo psychiatric tests.

The prosecution had requested the evaluations after the defence said Pistorius suffered from an anxiety disorder.

The prosecutor said he wanted to prevent the 27-year-old later appealing any conviction on the grounds of a disturbed mental condition.

The evaluation is expected to take around 30 days and will prolong the trial of the athlete for the murder of his girlfriend.