'Stealing of Breytenbach's docket won't jeopardise case'

The Hawks say the docket was stolen from an investigator’s car last Friday while it was parked in the street.

DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach attended court proceedings for the Spy Tape saga on 1 March 2016. Picture: Vumani Mkhize/EWN

PRETORIA - The Hawks have stressed the theft of the docket in a case in against Democratic Alliance (DA) politician Glynnis Breytenbach will not jeopardise the matter.

The unit confirmed yesterday the docket was stolen from an investigator's car last Friday while it was parked in the street outside their offices in Pretoria.

Breytenbach faces several charges including contravention of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) ac t, fraud and perjury.

The Hawks' Robert Netshiunda said the theft occurred outside their offices in Sunnyside.

"The investigators do carry their dockets when they're out with investigation, so the member had just stopped to make a quick turn to the office. When he went back to the vehicle, the car was broken into and the docket was stolen."

He said the case has not be jeopardised.

"The fact that this docket has been stolen will not jeopardise the case in any manner, the copy has already been made and it includes every piece of evidence that is in the original document."

Breytenbach said the police can make copies of her docket.