Police lose 8 million pieces of evidence

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The tug-of-war between the SA Police Service (SAPS) and the company that owns the technology has been going on for years. Picture: Archive
The tug-of-war between the SA Police Service (SAPS) and the company that owns the technology has been going on for years. Picture: Archive

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Since the computer system was shut down last June, detectives and forensic technicians can no longer say with certainty where the millions of pieces of evidence are, what tests are outstanding and whether the evidence has been tampered with.

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