02/21/2013 10:26 am ET Updated Apr 23, 2013

Hilton Botha Dropped From Oscar Pistorius Case: Report

JOHANNESBURG, Feb 21 (Reuters) - The lead investigator in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial was taken off the case after it emerged he was facing attempted murder charges, South African media said on Thursday, citing chief of police Riah Phiyega.

(Reporting by Ed Cropley; Editing by Jon Herskovitz)