Batohi: Powers of authorities vital in fight against COVID-19 related crime
The National Director of Public Prosecutions opened a webinar session of the Attorneys General Alliance Africa on Thursday.
Batohi opened a webinar session of the Attorneys General Alliance Africa on Thursday.
She was joined by legal representatives from Kenya and Zambia in the public webinar.
Batohi said COVID-19 or any emergency ccould not be an excuse not to prosecute crimes effectively.
“You do need to have emergency powers that are given to, for example, the police, and political executives should have more powers because you need to deal with these issues of a state of disaster as we have in South Africa.”