Guard was shocked by sight of Reeva
A security guard was shocked to see Oscar Pistorius carrying his girlfriend down the stairs of his home after he had shot her, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Friday.
FILE PICTURE: A relative of the late South African model Reeva Steenkamp holds the funeral ceremony program at the crematorium building in Port Elizabeth on February 19, 2013 after Steenkamp, 29, was shot four times in the early hours of February 14, 2013 by a 9mm pistol owned by South African sporting hero Oscar Pistorius. AFP PHOTO
Pieter Baba said he was shocked as he had earlier called Pistorius after tenants in Silver Woods Country Estate had called him, telling him they had heard gunshots.
Baba called Pistorius and he told him that “everything was fine,” despite him crying over the phone.
“I was so shocked. I couldn’t think for a few moments,” said Baba.
“I was staring at Mr Pistorius. I was terrified,” Baba said in Afrikaans. His evidence was being translated to English.
As Baba recalled the event, Pistorius leaned forward in the dock, and covered his eyes. He seemed to have been crying.
Pistorius is accused of the murder of model and law graduate Reeva Steenkamp.
He claims he mistook her for an intruder.