Pistorius sleeping on floor in police lockup

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 09:50 hrs

Murder accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is reportedly sleeping on the floor in the cell at the Brooklyn police station in Pretoria where he is being held, because of the absence of beds.

According to the station commander Brigadier Andre Wiese, Pistorius may be sleeping on bedding supplied by his family and has to share his cell with other detainees, News24 reports.

Wiese added that Pistorius is being treated with the same amount of dignity afforded to any other prisoner, as stipulated in the Constitution.

He also confirmed that each communal holding cell had only one single shower and toilet, the report added. (ANI)

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