S.Africa court sets Pistorius bail at $113,000

PRETORIA Fri Feb 22, 2013 8:33pm IST

Oscar Pistorius stands at the dock before the start of proceedings at a Pretoria magistrates court February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Oscar Pistorius stands at the dock before the start of proceedings at a Pretoria magistrates court February 22, 2013.

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PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African court set bail for athlete Oscar Pistorius at 1 million rand on Friday and postponed his murder trial until June 4.

Pistorius, who is accused of murdering his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria on Valentine's Day, was also ordered by Magistrate Desmond Nair to surrender his passports and avoid his home and all witnesses in the case.

(Reporting by Peroshni Govender; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Ed Cropley)

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