Relief for Pistorius family as Paralympian gets bail

There were cheers of relief from the supporters of Oscar Pistorius after the Paralympic athlete was today granted bail, meaning he won't have to remain in prison until his trial in June.

The family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he is accused of murdering, were not present to hear the decision.

Africa Correspondent Rohit Kachroo reports on the climax of an extraordinary hearing:

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Pistorius family's bail relief

Oscar Pistorius' family have expressed their relief after the Paralympic star was granted bail pending his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.