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Police chief Bheki Cele has 30 days to fix ‘catastrophic miscarriage of justice’

At least 96,875 rapists, murderers and sex offenders were released and we don’t have their DNA on file. The president and two ministers have 30 days to fix a catastrophic forensic DNA legislative blunder. Without convicts’ DNA, a high number of related criminal cases are never going to be solved.

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Minister of Police Bheki Cele have been given 30 days to fix a legislative blunder that saw the release of more than 96,000 convicted offenders on parole without their DNA being added to a national database set up to improve crime-fighting – and specifically to assist in solving gender-based violence cases and cold cases.

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