Oscar Pistorius spends time with family on first day of bail

When contacted by AFP, his father Henke Pistorius refused to say how his son had slept. He spent the night at his uncle's house in Pretoria. Pistorius claims he killed his lover by mistake thinking she was a burglar.

updated: February 23, 2013 19:40 IST
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Pretoria, South Africa: South Africa's Olympic "Blade Runner" and murder suspect Oscar Pistorius was spending his first day out on bail Saturday with his family pending trial for the killing of his lover.

Pistorius was freed on a record one million rand ($112,770) bail on Friday after eight days in custody and an emotionally charged four-day bail hearing.

"I would like Oscar to just compose himself and to have a normal day," his uncle Arnold Pistorius told the local Eyewitness News.

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