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Carl Pistorius faces culpable homicide charge

Lawyer Kenny Oldwadge confirmed that Oscar Pistorius’s brother faces a culpable homicide charge.

Aimee and Carl Pistorius. Picture: SAPA
Oscar Pistorius,Carl Pistorius,culpable homicide
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JOHANNESBURG - Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's brother, Carl, is facing a charge of culpable homicide, e-News Channel Africa (eNCA) is reporting on Sunday.

Carl was allegedly involved in a collision with a female motorcyclist in Vanderbijlpark back in 2008.

Shortly after the incident, Carl was accused of reckless or negligent driving, but the matter was provisionally withdrawn.

Charges were later reinstated after the victim’s family said they believed it was more than just an accident.

Lawyer Kenny Oldwadge confirmed that Carl’s case was postponed to March and said he was confident his client would be acquitted.

According to publicist Janine Hills, more information on the crash will be released after she meets with the family on Sunday morning.

Carl was due to go on trial on Thursday, a day before his brother was granted bail by the Pretoria Magistrates Court.

Oscar Pistorius is accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine’s Day.

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