Oscar Pistorius stands at the dock before the start of proceedings at a Pretoria magistrates court February 22, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
South Africa's Pistorius awarded bail
Posted : Thursday, 21 February 2013 06:16AM
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was awarded bail on Friday after being accused of murdering his girlfriend.
The decision by Magistrate Desmond Nair drew cheers from Pistorius' family and supporters at the Pretoria magistrate's court, although athlete was unmoved when the decision was read.
(Reporting by Peroshni Govender; writing by David Dolan; Editing by Ed Cropley)
(c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2013. Check for restrictions at: http://about.reuters.com/fulllegal.asp