CT police arrest suspects bust with abalone worth R2m

The find came after authorities received a tip-off about a residence in the area with machinery and the abalone.

FILE: Abalone seized at a processing facility in Goodwood. Picture: Twitter/@SAPoliceService

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape Police have arrested three suspects after an abalone bust of R2 million in Plumstead.

The find came after authorities received a tip-off about a residence in the area with machinery and the abalone.

The suspects are still to be charged.

“Three suspects aged 23, 24 and 29 will appear in the Wynberg Magistrates Court following their arrests,” says the police’s Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.