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Pistorius gets support from female Twitter group

Last updated on: April 3, 2013 11:47 IST

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Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius, who has been charged with killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, has got support from a global fan group on Twitter set up by a British woman.

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Calling themselves the #pistorians, the group of women, led by UK resident Laura Lambden have taken to Twitter to defend the reputation of the fallen hero, the Daily Star reported.

She justified her support for Pistorius saying she believed in the motto 'innocent until proven guilty'.


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Lambden tweeted 'I am a #pistorian and proud to be one!' The group includes supporters in South Africa, Germany and Borneo.

Pistorius granted permission to travel abroad


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Source: ANI