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EXCLUSIVE | MTN, Vodacom cut off cellphone 'spies' after top cop Kinnear's murder

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Western Cape Anti-gang Unit Section head Charl Kinnear, who was gunned down outside his home last month.
Western Cape Anti-gang Unit Section head Charl Kinnear, who was gunned down outside his home last month.
Caryn Dolley, News24

The illegal surveillance of murdered Western Cape top cop Charl Kinnear's cellphone has drawn back the veil on rampant abuse of cellphone tracking technology which, until his death, had gone undetected.

In the wake of Kinnear's death, both MTN and Vodacom this week moved to cut ties with private operators who had access to secretive cellphone tracking technology, believed to have been used by Kinnear's killers.

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