Bellville man arrested for being in possession of abalone worth R2m
The suspect was apprehended on Wednesday when officers on patrol spotted him reversing his bakkie from a warehouse in Belllville South.
CAPE TOWN – A man has been arrested in Bellville for the possession of about R2 million worth of abalone.
The suspect was apprehended on Wednesday when officers on patrol spotted him reversing his bakkie from a warehouse in Bellville South.
They found 16 sealed boxes of dried abalone and bust an illegal perlemoen processing facility inside the warehouse.
#sapsWC Vigilant #SAPS CA K9 Unit members conducting election patrols when noticed a vehicle with suspicious driver. They searched vehicle & found boxes of dried abalone, went to warehouse were abalone to value of R2mil were seized. One suspect arrested.SWhttps://t.co/jutIYQy8tT pic.twitter.com/aOS9ozvbDy— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) May 8, 2019