Arnold Pistorius (L) in conversation with Oscar Pistorius during tea break at court, Friday, 7 March 2014.
PRETORIA - Day five of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial and cross examination of radiologist Dr Johan Stipp continued.
The olympic athlete and double amputee is on trial for killing his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
On Friday morning the defence examined in detail the timeline of events as experienced Stipp.
Stipp is a neighbour of Pistorius and was one of the first witnesses on the scene.
On Thursday he testified that Pistorius told him, he had shot Reeva after he mistook her for an intruder.
But Pistorius says he has no memory of this.
State Prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked Stipp if he could have hit a cricket bat in such quick succession, that it could be mistaken for gunshots.
The next witness called is Pistorius’s ex-girlfriend Samantha Taylor. Her testimony recounted the events which led to the break up between her and the athlete.
Taylor, told the court of a time when Pistorius thought there might be an intruder in the house. The defence chose not to question her about it.
Roux, tried to establish from Samantha Taylor, whether the paralympian had fired a shot from a car out of anger on the way back from a trip to the Vaal dam during their relationship.
Security guard Pieter Baba testified he was at the gate of the Silverlakes Estate when Steenkamp entered the gate at 18h00 on February 13, 2013.
He says when he called the athlete in the early hours of the morning after the shooting of Steenkamp, the athlete said to him “Everything is fine”.
When Baba arrived at the crime scene later in the early hours of the morning he said he saw Pistorius carrying Steenkamp down the stairs.
Court adjourned at 15h00 to resume on Monday 10 March 2014.