IN-DEPTH | Fewer state capture criminals in prison if NPA's R1.7bn request is denied - expert

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National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.
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National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shamila Batohi on Tuesday said the agency would require an additional R1.7 billion next year to prosecute state capture cases.

This despite National Treasury allocating the NPA an additional R1.1 billion for the three years. However, these increases are less than inflation. 

READ | NPA needs a further R1.7bn to lock up state capturers and to modernise the organisation 

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