Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail

“The accused has made a case to be released on bail,” Magistrate Desmond Nair said during a bail hearing in South Africa.

Themba Hadebe / AP

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.

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