Oscar Pistorius’s murder case was postponed to February 19 in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court, after a highly charged first appearance on Friday. The State intends charging paralympian Oscar Pistorius with pre-meditated murder after the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday.

“Is the State’s argument pre-meditated murder?” asked Magistrate Desmond Nair asked.

“Yes,” said prosecutor advocate Gerrie Nel.

He was charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria on Valentine’s Day.

By Sapa