Oscar Pistorius' brother Carl facing charge in traffic death
On Monday, Oscar Pistorius must report to the police station in Brooklyn, a suburb of the nation's capital Pretoria, and sign in, a twice-weekly procedure which is part of his bail conditions.
Pistorius was released on bail Friday and stayed at the home of his uncle Arnold in Waterkloof, an affluent suburb of Pretoria, where Oscar is now staying. His brother, Carl, came to visit the house Sunday.
The problem confronting his older brother Carl is the latest complication in a case that has transfixed South Africa and much of the world.
"It's also doubly sad because it's involved with Oscar and his brother and all the family _ so they have double sort of trouble,'' said Johannesburg resident Jim Plester.
Lawyer Oldwage said that "Carl deeply regrets the accident'' and that a blood test showed he was not drunk at the time. He said the charges had initially been dropped, only to be reinstated later.
Oscar Pistorius was charged with premeditated murder, but the athlete says he killed his girlfriend accidentally, opening fire after mistaking her for an intruder in his home.
The character of Pistorius also continued to take center stage. For many, it mirrors his public appearances as an articulate, well-spoken advocate for Paralympic athletes facing hardship. Witness statements describing Pistorius as a down-to-earth guy were presented at the hearing.
Others have described him as a
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