Directorate of Special Operations

 
Assembly approves Scorpions Bills
Assembly approves Scorpions Bills
The demise of the Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), or Scorpions, drew closer on Thursday when legislation to disband the unit was approved...
ANC Youth League takes aim at Scorpions
ANC Youth League takes aim at Scorpions
The 'grandiose” media tactics employed by the Scorpions may have influenced the judiciary into believing offences had been committed, the ANC...
Browse Mole report a 'mixture of fact and fiction'
Browse Mole report a 'mixture of fact and fiction'
Suspended head of the National Prosecuting Authority Vusi Pikoli had a feeling that the first version of the Special Browse Mole Report would cause...
Disbanding Scorpions 'will protect politicians'
Disbanding Scorpions 'will protect politicians'
The disbanding of the Scorpions will protect corrupt and criminal politicians from prosecution, the deputy director of Public Prosecutions warned...
Minister: All Scorpions probes will be finalised
Minister: All Scorpions probes will be finalised
Safety and Security Minister Charles Nqakula on Tuesday gave the assurance that all cases currently under investigation by the Directorate of...
Pikoli lawyer, Simelane spar over justice minister
Pikoli lawyer, Simelane spar over justice minister
The arrest warrant against police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi was cancelled last year because acting prosecutions boss Mokotedi Mpshe...
ANC: Khampepe report highlights our views
ANC: Khampepe report highlights our views
The African National Congress (ANC) said on Tuesday the Khampepe report highlighted many of its concerns about the Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), which led to its resolution to have the unit moved to the police....
Debate over Scorpions gathers momentum
Debate over Scorpions gathers momentum
Debate on the future of the Scorpions gained new steam on Monday as the government released a report from an inquiry it had commissioned into the...
Khampepe: Scorpions must stay
Khampepe: Scorpions must stay
The existence of the Scorpions is "as valid today as it was at conception", says the Khampepe report released on Monday.
Mbeki's govt sounds death knell for Scorpions
Mbeki's govt sounds death knell for Scorpions
President Thabo Mbeki's government has approved the disbanding of the elite Scorpions crime-fighting unit, bowing to pressure from supporters of...
Scorpions Bill tabled in Parliament
Scorpions Bill tabled in Parliament
The Directorate of Special Operations (DSO), or the Scorpions, had another nail hammered into its coffin on Tuesday, with the tabling of the...
Court ruling on Scorpions expected next week
Court ruling on Scorpions expected next week
Johannesburg businessman Hugh Glenister will likely hear next week whether his court bid to stop the government from disbanding the Scorpions has...

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