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I have an "or" sentence with only two options, but each option contains it's own "and!" I have done research, and have found that I would NOT use the comma, but it looks very strange to me. Would there be a comma after the first dual option?

At this point in time, I do not know whether his case was merely blown out of proportion and prosecuted improperly or if he was fighting in self-defense and was completely framed.

At this point in time, I do not know whether his case was merely blown out of proportion and prosecuted improperly, or if he was fighting in self-defense and was completely framed.

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    I would definitely use a comma before or, because in speaking and reading your sentence, one would pause there. – Richard Kayser Nov 5 '16 at 13:05

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