Anorak

Anorak | Oscar Pistorius: Hilton Botha and the troubling case of Denise Stratford’s murder

Oscar Pistorius: Hilton Botha and the troubling case of Denise Stratford’s murder

by | 21st, February 2013

WHO’D be Detective Hilton Botha? Having ben subjected to a grilling by Oscar Pistorius’s lawyer Barry Roux, we learn that the copper is scheduled to answer an attempted murder charge in May. He and two other officers are accused of opening fire on a minibus taxi loaded with passengers. They were arrested in 2011.

It is alleged that they were drunk and driving a State vehicle.

Botha and his colleague had been investigating the murder of Denise Stratford, 55, whose body had been found stuffed in a drain in the Mooikloof industrial park in Pretoria East, in November 2011.

Later that month a 23-year-old security guard was arrested in connection with that murder. Stratford’s car was stolen. She was shot dead. But there have been

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow



Posted: 21st, February 2013 | In: News, Sports Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink