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EXCLUSIVE | Crime Intelligence’s spy wire-taps ‘go slow’ on SA’s most dangerous criminals

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09 August 2022 - 19:58 By Graeme Hosken, Aron Hyman and Tankiso Makhetha

Agents in the SAPS’ Crime Intelligence division have, in the past 18 months, lost nearly all ability to live-monitor cellphones of SA’s most dangerous criminals, including cash-in-transit robbers, because of, among other things, a shortage of designated officers needed to sign off on critical approvals. ..

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