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Arnold Pistorius, the uncle of Oscar, has denied suggested that the Paralympian was taking illegal performance-enhancing drugs.
The family of Oscar Pistorius said it was "extremely concerned" about the testimony of investigating officer Hilton Botha during today’s bail hearing.
There was “non-stop shouting” at the home of Oscar Pistorius before his girlfriend was shot dead, it was claimed by prosecutors at a bail hearing today.
But that account has been challenged by the Paralympian’s lawyers, who have cast doubt on claims by the lead investigator.
His uncle said: "He’s not a violent person, he’s a peace-maker."
ITV News' Africa correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports:
There may be a verdict tomorrow morning over whether Oscar Pistorius will get bail.
This graphic shows some of the key pieces of evidence submitted to the bail hearing relating to the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp.
It shows a disagreement between the prosecution and defence regarding whether Pistorius put on his prosthetic legs before the incident.
Oscar Pistorius' uncle has reacted to allegations regarding the athlete's relationship with violence.
Arnold Pistorius said: "[The allegations] don't come as a shock because they're allegations, they're just not true.
"He looked tough, looked like the superstar, and held himself in the public domain, but he's actually a very kind, soft person.
"Oscar is able to work through this and the world will see a different Oscar, that's for sure.
"But he will bounce back and be greater than ever."
Arnold Pistorius has called the trial of Oscar Pistorius a "public trial" caused by leaking evidence.
Speaking to South African television, the uncle of Oscar Pistorius said:
Oscar Pistorius' uncle Arnold Pistorius has said that his nephew is a "peacemaker" and that he will never be able to fully get over the death of Reeva Steenkamp.
The so-called star witness of the prosecutor's case against Oscar Pistorius appeared to crumble under pressure in a dramatic second day of the runner's bail hearing.
ITV News' Africa correspondent Rohit Kachroo describes the atmosphere in the courtroom:
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On the second day of Oscar Pistorius' bail hearing, the court heard how witnesses heard shouting and gunshots from the runner's home.