Oscar Pistorius assets presented to court

2013-02-23 08:47
A police vehicle leaves the Pretoria housing estate where Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot dead his girlfriend. (AP)

A police vehicle leaves the Pretoria housing estate where Oscar Pistorius allegedly shot dead his girlfriend. (AP)

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Pretoris - A look at the assets of Oscar Pistorius, laid out in an affidavit by the athlete and presented to court after he was charged with premeditated murder in the 14 February shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was granted R1m bail and freed from custody on Friday pending trial.

PROPERTY

Pistorius says he owns three houses and a vacant plot in South Africa worth a total of approximately R8.3m. He stated that the house he lives in and where the fatal shooting of Steenkamp took place is worth approximately R5m.

Pistorius listed that house, in a gated community in the eastern suburbs of the South African capital, Pretoria, as his main residence.

The athlete also said that he had two other properties located within another Pretoria estate and with a combined value of R1.5m. He also owns a vacant plot  near Cape Town, worth around R1.6, he said.

MOVABLE ASSETS

Pistorius says his "movable" assets include household furniture and effects, cars and jewelry and are worth in excess of R475 000.

EARNINGS

Pistorius says he has an annual income of approximately R5.6m. He did not give further details in his affidavit of where exactly the earnings came from.

CASH

Pistorius says he has "cash investments" in excess of R1m, with various banks in South Africa.

- AP
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