AS IT HAPPENED - Pistorius trial, day 6, part 2

2014-03-10 13:45

Get all the highlights from the post-lunch session of day 6 of Oscar Pistorius's murder trial. Get Monday morning's updates here.


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Last Updated at 09:23
Oscar Pistorius's murder trial continues in the North Gauteng High Court on Monday for a sixth day. Get Monday morning's updates here.

We're currently not live streaming due to the court order. As soon as we are able to we will re-start the live video feed.

15:42 - OK. Closing updates now. Our Pistorius trial coverage continues though. Cheers until tomorrow.

15:35- OP defence will have its own forensic experts later, who could have entirely different interpretation on evidence, says Phillip de Wet.

15:21 - Pistorius family leave court. Left behind in the dock is a big blue metal bucket, tweets David Smith.

15:17 - Saayman will return to the witness stand on Tuesday. He still has to be cross-examined by Barry Roux.

15:13 - 

15:05 - Three family members holding OP as he remains bent forward as if unable to move - David Smithtweets.

15:02- Saayman says Reeva was shot with 'Black Talon' ammunition which is designed to kill, not disable, tweets Phillip de Wet.

15:00- OP is now being comforted by his brother, Carl. Reeva's friends also weeping the background, says David Smith.

15:00 - Court adjourned until Tuesday.

14:58- Saayman says one bullet shattered Reeva's hip, another her arm, tweets Alex Crawford.

14:56 - OP is vomiting again, says Debora Patta, as Saayman details how each of injuries would have caused Reeva's death.

14:53 - Pathologist Saayman says Reeva ate about two hours before death which was at about 03:00. OP says they went to sleep at about 22:00.

14:45 - OP has changed position now - he's sitting up, say reporters. Looks quite pale.

14:36- No, OP's vomiting hasn't stopped. Saayman is still on the stand.

14:33 - Pathologist tells us ammunition used was designed to cause substantial damage, tweets Debora Patta.

14:27 - Karyn Maughansays testimony is very difficult to listen to and she can understand why Reeva's family are against broadcast.

14:25 - OP's family is rather concerned as he continues to vomit. Or retch.

14:22- Oh, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga is at court too in her capacity as ANC Women's League president.

14:17- OP's vomiting is getting louder and more intense, say journalists.

14:16 - OP is retching again in court. Loudly, says Alex Crawford. And other reporters present.

14:10 - OP is leaning forward as Saayman continues giving testimony, his thumbs are blocking his ears, his forehead is on his fingers, says Barry Bateman.

14:07 - Nel unhappy that electronic media has already published some details of what Saayman said. Judge says media can report on what Saayman says but not live - paraphrase and summarise. 

14:01 - Everyone is back in court. A bucket has been left in court for OP, says Karyn Maughan.

13:55 - A photo from the public gallery in court today. (Bongiwe Mchunu, AFP)

13:51 - In Crime Scene Pretoria, leading CSI experts share their assessment of the Oscar Pistorius Trial, watch the video.

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