Pistorius Free on Bail

Pistorius Free on Bail

Oscar Pistorius walked out of a courtroom on his own two prosthetic legs Friday after a skeptical South African judge granted him bail.

Magistrate Desmond Nair freed the “Blade Runner” after mulling over the evidence for two hours and expressing doubt in the Olympic track star’s story of how he shot his girlfriend to death.

Nair set Pistorius’ bail at $113,000 and set a June 4 date for when he will stand trial on a premeditated murder charge for killing blond bikini model Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day.

The judge said he could not envision the legless runner choosing to “duck and dive all over the world” to avoid prosecution.

“I cannot find that it has been established that he is a flight risk,” Nair said.

 

 

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