’Convicted murderers, rapists free to continue terror sprees thanks to DNA pipe dream of ministers’

Convicted murderers and rapists are free to continue their terror sprees safe in the knowledge that the DNA they might inadvertently leave at crime scenes will not be traced back to them or their last crimes.


This was stated on Thursday by DA police spokesperson Andrew Whitfield, who said since January 1, 2016, a total of 96 875 convicted schedule 8 offenders’ DNA was not sampled and therefore not added to the National Forensic DNA Database of Convicted Offenders before they were paroled.


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