DIS, DCEC rivalry set to persist

Peter Magosi taking an oath at the PAC. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Peter Magosi taking an oath at the PAC. PIC MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Following the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) recently sealing some offices of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) and the latter retaliating by filing an urgent court application which barred the spy agency from accessing some documents and dockets, it looks like the fight between the two agencies is far from over.

Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday, DIS director-general, Peter Magosi admitted that while they have always had differences with the DCEC the current problem can be resolved. In particular, the problem relates to the sealing of the DCEC’s office and the graft buster’s refusal to give the DIS access.

Magosi was responding to a question from Member of Parliament (MP) for Bobonong, Taolo Lucas who had asked whether the intelligence head did not see the rivalry between the two security organs as a national security threat.

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