Pretoria - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius arrived at the
Pretoria Magistrate's Court early on Wednesday morning for the second day of
his bail hearing.
Journalists who were queuing outside the court said he entered
the building through the front entrance.
Pistorius was arrested on Thursday morning after his model
girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead at his home in Silver Woods country
estate, in Pretoria. He was charged with murder on Friday.
The State intends arguing that the murder was pre-meditated.
Pistorius was emotional on Tuesday when his affidavit on how
he shot Steenkamp was read to the court, but his brother Carl was there to
In the 10-page affidavit read to the court by his advocate
Barry Roux, Pistorius denied the murder allegation "in the strongest
The court heard: "I fail to understand how I could be
charged with murder, let alone premeditated murder, as I had no intention to
kill my girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp."
His version of events was presented in application for bail
on the same day that Steenkamp's memorial service was held in Port Elizabeth,
more than 1 000km away.