#OscarPistorius defence team and father now in court. A hush. And in comes the athlete.
Photographers take photos of Oscar Pistorius as he stands in the dock during his bail hearing at the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa.
The supporters in the courtroom shouted “Yes!” when Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair ruled today that Oscar Pistorius be freed on 1 million rand bail ($114,000), the AP reports. Pistorius was ordered by the judge to turn in his guns and passports, and not to return to his home where the killing took place. His next court appearance is set for June 4.
3. Here’s how the ruling went down:
Oscar Pistorius’ account of how events unfolded at his home on Valentine’s Day