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S.Africa court sets Pistorius bail at $113,000
February 22, 2013 / 3:04 PM / in 5 years

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

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.

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

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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