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  • noun Plural form of Scorpion.

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Examples

  • His party, in response, wants to kill the highly effective anti-corruption and organized crime unit called the Scorpions, which brought the case against Mr. Zuma and has targeted other powerful people.

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  • The reason I mentioned Scorpions is that they seem to be much worse where there is brush and trees.

    Cruelty to Animals

  • Pikoli headed an elite crime-busting unit known as the Scorpions that had been reported to be investigating Selebi's links to underworld crime syndicates.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Selebi, as head of the police, was among those behind the dismantling of the elite investigation unit known as the Scorpions, which under the stewardship of the NPA, was charged with investigating some of the country's biggest crimes.

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  • He said that intercepted phone conversations between former prosecutor Ngcuka and Leonard McCarthy, the former boss of an elite investigating unit called the Scorpions, proved that the timing of the new charges was indeed politically motivated.

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  • He said that intercepted phone conversations between former prosecutor Ngcuka and Leonard McCarthy, the former boss of an elite investigating unit called the Scorpions, proved that the timing of the new charges was indeed politically motivated.

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  • He said that intercepted phone conversations between former prosecutor Ngcuka and Leonard McCarthy, the former boss of an elite investigating unit called the Scorpions, proved that the timing of the new charges was indeed politically motivated.

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  • Investigations (DSI) - dubbed the "Scorpions" - was an indication of government's seriousness in dealing with South

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In a speech prepared for delivery at a by-election campaign meeting in Monte Vista near Cape Town, he applauded Tshwete for having established the directorate of special investigations - nicknamed the "Scorpions" - and said if properly implemented, the unit would achieve its objective of co-ordinating criminal investigations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Five months after Mann was arrested, officers from 'Scorpions' - South Africa's elite organised crime squad - seized Thatcher in Cape Town for his role in the alleged coup.

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