'Oscar Pistorius faces illegal ammunition charge'

  • AFP, Pretoria
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  • Updated: Feb 20, 2013 04:26 IST

South African Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius is to face an additional charge of possessing unlicensed ammunition, a lead investigator in the case said on Wednesday.

"We found a box of .38 special calibre rounds," Hilton Botha told the court which is hearing his application for bail on a charge of murder over the killing of his girlfriend last week. Botha said he was not a licence-holder for that type of ammunition.

 

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