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GroundUp: Man dies in raid by Red Ants

Man dies in raid by Red Ants

Accusations of theft and assault against eviction squad in Ivory Park

Photo of cleared shacks
Scorched earth after the violent evictions at Ivory Park. Photo: Nyoni Mazibuko
By and , GroundUp


On Monday 22 May, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) and the Red Ant Security Relocation and Eviction Services (commonly referred to as the Red Ants) arrived to demolish a few hundred new homes erected on a piece of land dividing Ward 133 of Ivory Park and Tembisa townships.

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