Advocate Andrea Johnson was just 6 when she decided to go into law – now she's heading up the Investigating Directorate and chasing crime kingpins

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Advocate Andrea Johnson has her work cut out for her as she tackles crime from the Investigating   Directorate office. (PHOTO: Fani Mahuntsi)
Advocate Andrea Johnson has her work cut out for her as she tackles crime from the Investigating Directorate office. (PHOTO: Fani Mahuntsi)

The little girl peered through a window of the courthouse in rural Umzinto, KwaZulu-Natal, entranced by the serious-looking men in black gowns going about very serious-looking business.

And that was it. Six-year-old Andrea Johnson was hooked.

“I told my dad I wanted to be the person in that gown,” she says. 

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