Grant recipients furious at illegal deductions


Human rights organisation Black Sash says the South African Social Security Agency, SASSA, must take responsibility. But SASSA says its payment system isn't at fault.

KHAYELITSHA - Some Sassa beneficiaries are still worried that money will be taken from their accounts, even though government issued regulations to curb this.

Khayelitsha residents aired their grievances with the social security agency.

A court ruling made such deductions unlawful and Sassa implemented recourse mechanisms for people to try and get their money back.

But human rights organisation Black Sash says this is failing.

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