A shocking image of justice denied - DNA backlog in South Africa

Have a look at eNCA’s harrowing look into the DNA backlog in this investigative report on Checkpoint. We see how victims and their families are denied justice from violent crimes that need DNA evidence to convict their perpetrators.

Due to the DNA backlog and delays in the criminal justice system, many of these perpetrators go out and commit even more violent crimes. We need to solve this problem by urging government to act on their DNA backlog turnaround strategy