Oscar Pistorius' brother, Carl, arrived at their uncle's house where the athlete is staying while on bail on Sunday morning (February 24) as local media reported that he too was facing charges of culpable homicide for killing a motorcyclist three years ago in a driving incident.
Security guards kept journalists at bay asCarl Pistoriusentered the house.
Carl Pistorius' lawyers confirmed the charge but refused to comment.
Under the terms of bailOscar Pistoriuswas ordered to avoid his home and all witnesses. The 26-year old was also told to hand over firearms and his two South African passports, report to a police station twice a week and abstain from drinking alcohol.
The court fixed Pistorius' bail at one million rand (113,000 US dollars).
The decision followed a week of dramatic testimony about how the athlete shot dead model and law graduateReeva Steenkampat his luxury home nearPretoriain the early hours of February 14.
The next hearing is due on June 4th when the court is expected to set a date for his murder trial.
His running coachAmpie Louwsaid he expected Pistorius to return to training next week even though all his competitions have been cancelled.
Presented by Adam Justice