Probe will reveal if robbery was inside job - SSA

2016-01-04 17:17

Pretoria - Only an investigation would reveal if the robbery at the State Security Agency was an inside job, spokesperson Brian Dube said on Monday.

"The matter is being investigated by the Hawks and the investigation will establish if it was an inside... job," Dube told News24.

The Sunday Times reported that thieves had made off with R50m in foreign currency from the offices of the agency, whose job it is to monitor domestic and foreign threats.

Dube declined to divulge how much had been stolen.

"An undisclosed amount of money was taken," he said.

It was believed that the theft happened between Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The Hawks were not available for comment. 

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