WATCH: Batohi speaks on State Capture Inquiry cases

File: Advocate Shamila Batohi was appointed the new head of the National Prosecuting Authority on 4 December 2018.

File: National Prosecuting Authority head Advocate Shamila Batohi.

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JOHANNESBURG - It will be a while before the NPA prosecutes cases from the State Capture Inquiry, according to the National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi.

"There is still a long way to go and in as much as we are seeing that there is more collaboration, we are getting the cases together and as I said, you have seen some of them but there is still a lot of work that needs to be done in the system to make sure that we are able to deal properly with state capture and all other related corruption," she said.

READ: State Capture Commission seeks another extension

Meanwhile, the State Capture Commission has asked for an extension to complete its investigation into state capture.

The inquiry was meant to wrap after 190 days.

South Africa has been plagued by a cancer called Corruption. It comes in many forms but the worst of it came in the form of State Capture. The Zondo Commission is trying to join the dots, but what is the NPA going to do about it? National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi speaks to Thulasizwe Simelane for more. Courtesy #DStv403

South Africa has been plagued by a cancer called Corruption. It comes in many forms but the worst of it came in the form of State Capture. The Zondo Commission is trying to join the dots, but what is the NPA going to do about it? National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi speaks to Thulasizwe Simelane for more. Courtesy #DStv403

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