Cape Town – The police have implemented a turnaround strategy on its DNA backlog saga, and have adopted a project plan-driven approach to finalise the backlog. This after an outcry by civil society organisations that
SAPS lies this morning caught up with them when a meeting with the Portfolio Committee on Police concluded that the FDA (Forensic Data Analysts) system should be switched back on. The chairperson of the committee,
The chairperson of Portfolio Committee on Police, Tina Joemat-Pettersson, yesterday asked the pressure group Action Society to desist from continuing their Virtual Protest Action (https://actionsociety.co.za/dna-backlog/) as it is flooding her inbox. Action Society’s #SwitchOffGBV campaign
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Tina Joemat-Pettersson showed leadership by taking decisive actions against #GBV when she last week ordered that the FDA’s system must be switched back on! Without this system DNA evidence leaves thousands of vulnerable rape victims hopeless @ParliamentofRSA https://t.co/4dVvSQPFNwRead More
This is the last time SAPS appears before this committee and I do not get to the bottom of matters. If treasury did not come today we would have been none the wiser. — Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Portfolio Committee on Police chairperson.#DNAbacklogSA #DNAdisaster #DNA #DNAactRead More
We are sitting with a battle of generals. We will not be named another committee who tried to make resolutions that weren't implemented. — Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Portfolio Committee on Police chairperson #DNAbacklogSA #DNAdisaster #DNA #prioritiseFSL #DNAact #SwitchOffGBVRead More
Before you appear in front of this committee the systems will be switched on and you will give me a plan of action. — Tina Joemat-Pettersson, Portfolio Committee on Police chairperson. #DNAbacklogSA #DNAdisaster #DNA #prioritiseFSL #DNAactRead More
I will follow you on a daily basis until next week. I say this in the interest of each rape victim. As a mother... As the chairperson of police I have serious concern that this committee has been running around in circles. — Tina Joemat-PetterssonRead More