South African athlete Oscar Pistorius “will have to live with his conscience” over the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, her father has said.
Barry Steenkamp was speaking a day after the Paralympic champion was freed on bail pending his trial.
Mr Pistorius, 26, admits shooting Ms Steenkamp, 29, but denies murder, saying he mistook her for an intruder.
“If it didn’t happen the way he says it did he must suffer and he will suffer,” her father told Beeld newspaper.
“It does not matter how much money he has and how good his legal team is, he will have to live with his conscience,” Mr Steenkamp said.
“But if he speaks the truth, I can perhaps some day forgive him,” he added.