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Pretoria - The holding cells at the Brooklyn police station
in Pretoria where murder accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius is being held have
no beds, Beeld reported on Thursday.
Pistorius is therefore sleeping on the floor, presumably on
bedding supplied by his family, and sometimes has to share his cell with other
"I can't say with any certainty how many people he has
to share a cell with, as there is probably a constant flow of people coming and
going as they get arrested and released, or transferred to prisons,"
Brigadier Andre Wiese, the station commander, told the newspaper.
Wiese said he could also not supply information on what kind
of meals Pistorius would be eating, as the menu depended on what kind of
ingredients were available.
"All that I can say is that he is being treated with
the same degree of human dignity as any other prisoner, as stipulated in the
He also confirmed that each communal holding cell had only
one single shower and toilet.
- See News24's Pistorius Special Report.
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