Oscar Pistorius’ absent father

2014-03-16 06:00

Although Henke Pistorius has been in Pretoria, he is yet to make an appearance in the public gallery during his son’s murder trial, which is now heading into its third week.

And while Oscar Pistorius is being represented by top Advocate Barry Roux, who charges R50?000 a day, Henke Pistorius (60) is sitting with a judgment of R50?000 against him after one of his companies failed to pay its creditors.

“Henke is in Pretoria, but I don’t know exactly where,” said a source.

Henke Pistorius declined to comment on why he has been conspicuously absent from court, even though he has been in Pretoria.

All Henke would say was: “I will go around there at the end of the case.”

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