The Crime Intelligence Service has been deployed at the ANC's conference, leaving the country wide open.
Richard Mdluli and Bheki Cele have become proxies in different ANC factions' battle for political control of key state security agencies.
Zuma's allies directly influenced the decision to drop all charges against crime intelligence boss.
A report to the inspector general of intelligence sets out the crime intelligence boss's alleged fraud in detail.
Read the secret Crime Intelligence Division report which outlines alleged abuses of its funds by division head Lt-Gen Richard Mdluli.
Spy boss Richard Mdluli, whom Jacob Zuma "owes for his acquittal on rape charges", has emerged as part of a complex network "guarding" the president.
A suspended top spook's 'sponsored' comeback pits spy vs spy in a dirty battle to gain the upper hand before the ANC elective conference in Mangaung.
Only one general in the unit remains in his job. The police are mum on the reasons, but sources say they are linked to conspiracy or corruption.
If allegations are true, South Africa's Crime Intelligence Service, accused of blatantly abusing secret service funds, is the country's biggest mafia.