31 August 2017 - NW2313
Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Service
With reference to his reply to question number 1761 on 11 July 2017, was there a threat and risk assessment conducted which recommended that the National Director of Public Prosecution be awarded VIP security through the SA Police Service; if not, on what basis is the specified security provided; if so, (a) on what date was the specified assessment done, (b) what were the recommendations of the specified threat assessment, (c) on what date will the situation next be reviewed and (d) will he make a copy of the threat assessment report available to Mr Z N Mbhele?
The provision and implementation of close-in-transit protection services, is provided to the National Director of Public Prosecutions. This was done after a Threats and Risk Assessment have been done many years back and has been the norm with all other predecessors appointed to hold the same office. Security services are therefore provided to the Office of the NDPP, irrespective of the person holding such office at any time. Threats and Risk Assessments are done as and when required and the outcome thereof will determine the kind of security required. Threat assessment reports remain confidential.