Hawks close in on Mahlobo over parallel spy structure

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Former Intelligence Minister David Mahlobo. Picture: File
Former Intelligence Minister David Mahlobo. Picture: File


Former intelligence minister David Mahlobo is facing a police investigation over alleged spying activities.

Three years after Mahlobo was accused of having illegally monitored the communication of several high-profile critics of former president Jacob Zuma, the police are now keen to investigate the allegations and believe there may be a case for the former minister to answer to.

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