Who's who: Oscar Pistorius case guide

Following the Oscar Pistorius case, but not quite sure who's who? Here's a quick guide.


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Gerrie Nel: State Prosecutor and Advocate, acting on behalf of the State (who are opposing Oscar's application for bail). He's also an Advocate for the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa.

Hilton Botha: Police officer leading the investigation, He is also an investigation officer for the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa

Desmond Nair: Court Magistrate.

Barry Roux: Senior Advocate and defence lawyer acting on behalf of Oscar.

Kenny Oldwage: South African advocate who is also part of Oscar's legal team.

Dr Reggie Perumal: The Forensic pathologist assisting in the case.

Stuart Higgins: Former editor of well-known, UK tabloid, Stuart is a public relations expert who has flown in to support Pistorius.

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