Plan to prioritise DNA tests for urgent court cases, NPA

Pretoria - The backlog of DNA tests crucial for the prosecution of criminal cases has doubled in the past two years in Gauteng, rising from 20 132 in 2019/20 to 46 595 in the 2020/21 financial year.


This is according to Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Faith Mazibuko, who was responding to an oral question posed by the DA MPL, Michael Shackleton, in the legislature.


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