No leads on burglary at Mogoeng's office , says Police Chief Phahlane

Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says the police are still investigating the burglary at the Office of Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng in Midrand.

15 computers containing information about the country's top judges were stolen on Saturday morning.

As the investigation progresses, Phahlane says the police will not focus on "baseless allegations" that the State Security is involved in the break-in.

Spokesperson in the Office of the Chief Justice , Nathi Mncube, told Xolani Gwala that the computers stolen were on the first floor of their Midrand building...

On the ground floor you have a lot of offices that at this point in time there is no indication that there was an attempt to get to those offices.

Nathi Mncube, Office of the Chief Justice spokesperson

Listen to the audio below for more details on the break-in and investigation...


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