It will be a long road, but we will get the crooks behind bars, says Shamila Batohi
The national director of prosecutions has vowed that the NPA's credibility and efficiency will be restored
Institutions responsible for protecting citizens and delivering justice, including the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), are failing South Africans, the national director of public prosecutions (NDPP) Shamila Batohi said on Wednesday evening, vowing action against the corrupt and the criminal.
Batohi, who was delivering the sixth Kader Asmal memorial lecture, paid tribute to the former minister as someone who was dedicated to the fight for freedom, equality and justice until his death in 2011. She said these values “now unfortunately seem like a dream, a distant dream in the current context of the issues that our country faces”...