Kgathi updates Parly on criminal cases, dockets

Kgathi and Batshu outside parliament PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Kgathi and Batshu outside parliament PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Shaw Kgathi says the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) has 8,173 criminal cases and dockets as at June 5, 2018.

Briefing Parliament yesterday Kgathi said that the figure showed a significant drop in the number of cases currently held by the DPP compared to a few years ago where they had 14,000 criminal matters at their disposal. 

He also said that in addition to 145 mutual legal assistance and extradition matters are being processed by the DPP.

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