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Prosecution rests in Pistorius trial, defence to begin on Friday

Published on Mar 25, 2014 9:35 PM
 
Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock ahead of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on March 25, 2014. The defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will open on Friday, March 28, 2014, after the prosecution rested its case and the court was adjourned.  -- PHOTO: REUTERS

PRETORIA (AFP) - The defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will open on Friday, after the prosecution rested its case and the court was adjourned.

"This is the state's case," state prosecutor Gerrie Nel told the court Tuesday before the two-day adjournment was granted.