Oscar Pistorius trial to begin in March over girlfriend's killing

Updated: 19 August 2013 13:50 IST

The case has been transferred to the High Court and will start from March 3rd, next year.

Oscar Pistorius trial to begin in March over girlfriend's killing
©

Pretoria:

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will face trial in March next year charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a court ruled Monday.

"Mr Pistorius, the matter is then transferred to the High Court and is scheduled to start on the 3rd of March 2014 and will run until the 20th of March 2014," magistrate Desmond Nair said.

Pistorius was handed a copy of the indictment and the court adjourned.

Topics : Athletics
Related Articles
Happy To Be Drug-Tested Any Time, Anywhere: Mo Farah
Happy To Be Drug-Tested Any Time, Anywhere: Mo Farah
Mo Farah Insists He Is A Clean Athlete
Mo Farah Insists He Is A Clean Athlete
US Anti-Doping Agency Confirms Dossier on Mo Farah's Coach
US Anti-Doping Agency Confirms Dossier on Mo Farah's Coach
Show Comments
Advertisement