This is not the end of the story. He will be released, but this freedom might not be permanent, because the legal case still has to go to the Supreme Court of South Africa, which could rule against the Lower Court decision to place O.P. under house arrest.
In theory, the Supreme Court, could nullify the lower court ruling and convict O.P. again, to 15-20 years in prison.
People are jumping to premature conclusions.
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