PRETORIA, South Africa: A detective has testified that Oscar Pistorius is a flight risk and shouldn’t be granted bail.
Hilton Botha also said in the star athlete’s bail hearing Wednesday that Pistorius illegally possessed .38-caliber ammunition in a safe in his bedroom.
Pistorius is charged with premeditated murder for the Valentine’s Day shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp with a 9 mm pistol.
The policeman testified that Pistorius did not have a license for a .38-caliber weapon and consequently possession of that ammunition was illegal.
Pistorius argued in a court affidavit Tuesday that the shooting was accidental and he thought the model was an intruder in his home.