Officer in Pistorius case facing 7 attempted murder charges: Police
Published on Feb 21, 2013 2:16 PM
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - The lead detective in the Oscar Pistorius murder case is himself facing seven attempted murder charges for shooting at a taxi in 2009 to try to stop it, police said Thursday.
"We were only informed yesterday that attempted murders charges against Hilton Botha have been reinstated," said police spokesman Neville Malila.
Malila said the charges were initially brought against investigating officer Botha in 2009, but later withdrawn.
It is not clear whether he will continue working on the case.
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