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PSiRA intensifies probe into Red Ants's misconduct claims

The regulatory body says its received numerous complaints from residents in various areas where the red ants have carried out evictions.

FILE: The Red Ants evict residents from flats in Jabulani, Soweto. Picture: Supplied.

JOHANNESBURG - The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) says that it’s intensified its investigation into allegations of misconduct by the Red Ants.

The regulatory body says its received numerous complaints from residents in various areas where the Red Ants have carried out evictions.

A security guard was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly shooting a community member in Thokoza on the East Rand while disconnecting illegal power connections.

PSiRA has asked anyone with evidence that can assist its probe into the red ants to come forward.

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