February 20, 2013 / 8:51 AM / 5 years ago

Unlicensed .38 ammunition found in Pistorius home - police

REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO Oscar Pistorius stands in the dock during a break in court proceedings at the Pretoria Magistrates court, February 20, 2013. "Blade Runner" Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was applying for bail after being charged in court with shooting dead his girlfriend, 30-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, in his Pretoria house.Siphiwe Sibeko

PRETORIA (Reuters) - A South African police investigator said on Wednesday he wants to charge global track star Oscar Pistorius with a weapons law violation after unlicensed .38 caliber ammunition was found in his home.

Pistorius is facing a bail hearing on a charge of murdering his girlfriend at his home.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Ed Cropley)

This story was corrected to remove reference to the handgun

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