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EXPLAINER | What happened to the Scorpions, and what should come in its place?

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A car from the now-disbanded Scorpions.
A car from the now-disbanded Scorpions.
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Nearly 12 years after the government disbanded the Scorpions, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shamila Batohi and Justice Minister Ronald Lamola have signalled that a similar unit might return. 

Last week, Lamola said the government believed there was a need for a permanent, multi-disciplinary corruption-fighting unit.

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