Pistorius' brother pleads not guilty

Mar 28, 2013, 09:28 IST | AFP

The older brother of South African star sprinter Oscar Pistorius pleaded not guilty at his trial yesterday over a deadly road crash five years ago

Carl Pistorius, 28, has been charged with culpable homicide and reckless driving after a 2008 road accident in which a 36-year-old woman motorcyclist was killed.

Carl Pistorius at Oscar’s trial. Pic/AFP

“I plead not guilty,” he told the court as the trial opened in Johannesburg.

The hearing came a day before his Paralympian brother makes a court challenge over the stringent bail conditions imposed on him after the Valentine’s Day killing of his model girlfriend.

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