15 June 2017

South Africa: Police Searching for Suspects After a Member of the Red Ants Was Murdered During Evictions

press release

Police are investigating a case of murder and assault GBH after members of the Red Ants were allegedly attacked as they were evicting residents who illegally occupied privately owned land in Lenasia.

One member of the red ants was fatally wounded and the other two sustained major injuries and taken to hospital for medical treatment. The police are still searching for the suspects and the eviction has temporarily being withdrawn. The members of SAPS and JMPD are monitoring the situation.

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