Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Appeals Bail Terms to Travel

South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius, charged with a murder of his girlfriend, appealed
his bail conditions since he wants to transport to concede him to
earn an income, his counsel Barry Roux said.

“Why would he go to a new nation to hide?” Roux pronounced in
the Pretoria High Court today. “We did not determine to conditions
of bail, that is when we motionless to use a rights to appeal.”

Pistorius, 26, was expelled on 1 million rand ($108,033)
bail on Feb. 22 after a four-day hearing. Prosecutors credit him
of deliberately sharpened Reeva Steenkamp, 29, on Feb. 14,
Valentine’s Day, during his Pretoria home. The contestant says that he
accidentally shot her meditative there was a criminal in his house.
The decider will announce his preference during 12:30 p.m. internal time.

The athlete, famous as Blade Runner since of his
prosthetic using blades, was a initial amputee curtain to
compete during an Olympic Games, using during a London eventuality last
year. He was enclosed in Time magazine’s list of a world’s 100
most-influential people. Pistorius, who won 6 Paralympic gold
medals, was innate though fibulas and had both legs amputated
below a knee during 11 months old.

Pistorius has no evident transport skeleton though wants the
option to do so, according to Roux.

The interest conference should be argued in a magistrate’s
court where a bail conditions were set, prosecutor Gerrie Nel
said today. Pistorius has already handed over his passport, Roux
also asked that a limitation on celebration ethanol be lifted.

“How can he interest what he concluded on,” Nel said. “I fail
to know because someone who concluded to conditions, now, two
weeks later, wants to appeal.”

To hit a reporters on this story:
Tshepiso Mokhema in Pretoria at
tmokhema@bloomberg.net;
Andres R. Martinez in Johannesburg at
amartinez28@bloomberg.net

To hit a editor obliged for this story:
Nasreen Seria at
nseria@bloomberg.net


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South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius

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South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius was expelled on 1 million rand bail on Feb. 23 after a four-day hearing.

South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius was expelled on 1 million rand bail on Feb. 23 after a four-day hearing. Photographer: Herman Verwey/Gallo Images/Getty Images