ID is making good progress on several cases stemming from Zondo probe
They may not be the biggest fish, but the investigating directorate is being kept busy with 11 important cases
As the Zondo commission of inquiry has released four tranches of its report, the investigating directorate (ID) has said that allegations that it is not acting on matters brought before the commission are “not true”.
The ID, the arm of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) established to deal with state capture cases, has been criticised for not taking swift action in matters arising from the commission.
On Tuesday, national director of public prosecutions Shamila Batohi made a budget presentation to parliament and asked for another R2.1bn over the next three years to fix the organisation’s problems and capacitate it properly. Batohi also promised that nine “seminal corruption cases” involving state capture will be enrolled in the next three to six months...