Thursday, March 7, 2013

Pistorius Murder Case Detective Leaves Police

The detective originally leading the Oscar Pistorius murder investigation has resigned from the police force, it has been announced.

South African police brigadier Neville Malila said detective Hilton Botha had voluntarily applied to leave the service.

The news comes after Mr Botha made several procedural errors in his role as the lead investigator after athlete Pistorius shot and killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14.