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Head of NPA's Investigating Directorate Hermione Cronje resigns — The Citizen

Head of the National Prosecuting Authority’s Investigating Directorate (ID), Advocate Hermione Cronje, has reportedly requested to vacate her office earlier than her term ends.

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi confirmed the news to TimesLIVE, and said she supported Cronje’s request to surrender effective from March 2022.

Deputy NDPP Rabaji-Rasethaba could guide Cronje at some stage in the transition length, as they search for her alternative.

 “After a hard first begin-up section, Adv Cronje will depart the ID nicely-positioned to supply on its important mandate. I am assured, given all the ground work that has been executed, that its paintings will keep unaffected, inside the coming months,” Batohi turned into quoted as pronouncing.

Cronje changed into appointed as head of the Investigating Directorate in the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions through President Cyril Ramaphosa in May 2019.

The unit, placed inside the office of Batohi, is tasked with investigating not unusual law offences such as fraud, forgery, theft and any offence regarding dishonesty.

She become appointed for a period of 5 years with impact from 15 May 2019.

From 1998 to 2012, she become hired in various capacities within the NPA – first as an assistant to the primary National Director of Public Prosecutions; as founding member of the Asset Forfeiture Unit, and for 10 years as local head of the Asset Forfeiture Unit in the Western Cape.

In her closing 12 months within the NPA she was worried in the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Task Team (ACTT), a multi-company project group mounted to analyze, prosecute and recover the assets of people concerned in large-scale corruption.

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