Is politics behind 50 million theft in foreign currency at SA spy unit?

Ethics and control systems have been exposed after 50 million in foreign currency was stolen from the State Security Agency's headquarters in Pretoria.

702 and Cape Talk's Stephen Grootes spoke to Jakkie Cilliers from the Insutitute of Security Studies about the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

The circumstantial evidence is piling up that we need to have look at what's happening in within the State Security Services.

Jakkie Cilliers, executive director at The Institute of Security Studies

When money disappears from within the intelligence community, one can only assume that this was an inside job.

Jakkie Cilliers, executive director of The Institute of Security Studies

Intelligence oversight is always controversial and difficult because it is supposed to be elevated beyond party political contestations.

Jakkie Cilliers, executive director at The Institute of Security Studies

This article first appeared on 702 : Is politics behind 50 million theft in foreign currency at SA spy unit?


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