Oscar Pistorius Foto:AP
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“The investigative team is working really hard on
evidence from all aspects of the case,” Brigadier Phuti Setati said.
“Police and investigators would like to be given space
to conduct a thorough investigation.”
Setati said he could not comment on an Eyewitness News
report that there was no evidence that rugby player Francois Hougaard sent
Steenkamp a text message that night, which some media have reported enraged
EWN also reported that the three cellphones found at
Pistorius’s house were last used at 20:00 the night before the shooting, and
that one of them was used again the next morning to call paramedics.
The Hawks reportedly subpoenaed the cellular networks to
obtain the cellphone records.
Pistorius was granted bail of R1m last month with a number of
conditions attached. His next court appearance is on 4 June.
Steenkamp was cremated in a private ceremony in Port
Elizabeth on 19 February.