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Oscar's browser history revealed

2014-03-19 13:10

The website browser history on an iPad3 found in Oscar Pistorius's bedroom has been revealed in his murder trial in the North Gauteng High Court.

Pistorius lawyer grills cops

2014-03-14 14:41

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius's lawyer has accused a former police officer of using his testimony to spare the State the embarrassment of calling to the stand a colleague who had compromised evidence.

First cop ignorant about Pistorius' toilet window

2014-03-14 13:11

The police officer who did the first scope of the crime scene where Oscar Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp did not notice the toilet where she was shot had no window.

Picture of bloodied Pistorius shown in court

2014-03-14 11:12

A photograph of Oscar Pistorius posing in blood-soaked shorts for a police photographer the morning he shot dead his girlfriend has been screened at his murder trial.

Oscar may go free because of pics - Botha

2013-06-02 21:49
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The policeman who initially was the lead investigator into the Oscar Pistorius murder case, believes the Paralympian could go free because of leaked pictures of the scene.

Pistorius cop: We did the best we could

2013-03-08 12:06

Hilton Botha, the former lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder case, says he believes police management could have assisted in the case a lot sooner, given its high profile.

Botha coy on life after police

2013-03-07 18:53

Hilton Botha, the former lead detective in the murder case involving Paralympian Oscar Pistorius who quit the SAPS, says his new job is in a similar field to what he had done with the police.

Radebe: No police, NPA spat over Oscar

2013-02-24 16:58

There is no conflict between the NPA and the police over the bail hearing of murder-accused paralympian Oscar Pistorius, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe says.

Pistorius cop disappoints ANCWL

2013-02-23 07:17
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The ANC Women's League says it is disappointed by Warrant Officer Hilton Botha in his handling of Oscar Pistorius's murder case.

Pistorius syringes odd - expert

2013-02-22 13:52

The discovery of syringes in murder-accused Oscar Pistorius' house was "odd", sport scientist Ross Tucker says.

SA's 'top detective' takes over Oscar case

2013-02-21 17:29
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National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has appointed the country's "top detective" as the new lead investigator in the Oscar Pistorius murder case.

We'll never know the truth

2013-02-21 15:22

Some of us are convinced of Oscar Pistorius's innocence, others are sure he's guilty. Whatever happens, says Georgina Guedes, we’ll never really know the truth of what happened that night.

Pistorius cop grilled in court

2013-02-21 12:49

The investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius murder case has been questioned in court about phone records and other aspects of the investigation into the murder of Reeva Steenkamp.

Police to probe Pistorius cop's charges

2013-02-21 09:26
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The police will launch an internal probe into attempted murder charges against investigating officer Hilton Botha.

Pistorius cop faces attempted murder charges

2013-02-21 07:09
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The investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius murder case has seven charges of attempted murder against him, police have confirmed.

Pistorius cop 'contaminated scene'

2013-02-20 14:52

Oscar Pistorius's defence lawyer has accused the investigating officer of contaminating the scene by walking without protected shoe covers while investigating the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.

 

Police procedures come under spotlight

2014-03-14 17:17

A former police officer testifying in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial has been put through a rigorous set of "spot the difference" questions.

Oscar trial: Where was Mr Botha?

2014-03-14 13:11

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer, Barry Roux, has shown great interest in where former police officer Hilton Botha was during the first tour of the scene of Reeva Steenkamp's murder.

Roux begins cross examination of Van Rensburg

2014-03-14 11:37

Oscar Pistorius's lawyer, Barry Roux, has swiftly started his attack on the credibility of the first police officer on the scene of the paralympian's alleged crime, in the North Gauteng High Court.

Hilton Botha praised in murder case

2013-06-05 13:04

The son of a Pretoria murder victim has praised the professionalism and dedication of former police officer Hilton Botha, who was the original investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius case.

Pistorius scene pics in big demand

2013-03-08 22:14
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Media offered as much as R450 000 for photographs of the door through which Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot his girlfriend, former investigating officer Hilton Botha has said.

Botha: I was the scapegoat

2013-03-08 08:24
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Police detective Hilton Botha says he was thrown into the deep end and when police needed a scapegoat after things went wrong during the Oscar Pistorius bail application, he was made that person.

Under-fire Hilton Botha quits SAPS

2013-03-07 17:49

Hilton Botha, the former lead detective in the murder case involving Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, has resigned from the SA Police Service.

Oscar's 'testosterone' boosts sex drive

2013-02-24 16:02

The "testosterone" found in Oscar Pistorius's house is actually a herbal remedy that men use to give them extra energy in bed, an expert says.

Lawyer star of headline-grabbing Pistorius case

2013-02-22 21:46
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Legal eagle Barry Roux who is defending Oscar Pistorius in his murder charge has emerged as the star of the world headline grabbing case.

Byleveld: How I'd handle Pistorius case

2013-02-22 08:52

Former top cop Piet Byleveld says he would have liked to have been the investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius murder case, and would have spent more time at the scene.

Oscar lead investigator replaced

2013-02-21 16:53
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The police have replaced the lead investigator in the murder case against Paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

Pistorius case: No phone records yet

2013-02-21 13:20

The police have not yet obtained the cellphone records and itemised billing of Oscar Pistorius and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the investigating officer in the case has testified.

Speculation as Pistorius hearing starts

2013-02-21 11:26

Speculation has mounted about what will happen during Oscar Pistorius's bail application, after reports that the investigating officer faces attempted murder charges.

Pistorius cop speaks out on charges

2013-02-21 08:10
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The investigating officer in the Oscar Pistorius case says attempted murder charges against him stem from his pursuit of a murder suspect.

Oscar's defence holds nothing back

2013-02-20 22:14
197 comments

The detective leading the police investigation into Oscar Pistorius's fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp has offered seemingly confusing testimony, as the defence grilled him.

Screams, then gunshots at Pistorius home

2013-02-20 13:49

An investigating officer says witnesses will testify about a woman screaming, gunshots, and that lights were on at Oscar Pistorius's home when Reeva Steenkamp was shot.

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