Four suspects arrested in abalone bust

Four suspects arrested in abalone bust
Four suspects arrested in abalone bust - Parow. Photo: SAPS

On 2 February 2017 at 11:20, Provincial Detectives followed up on information they received about suspects who were delivering abalone to a Chinese National in a parking area in Welgemoed, Parow. Four suspects, aged between 32 and 40 years, including a police Constable attached to Kuilsriver SAPS were arrested.

Numerous bags of abalone were found inside the boot of a private vehicle that belong to the police official. The suspect’s garage at his residence was searched and more abalone was confiscated.

A total of 2428 units of abalone were confiscated worth an estimated street value of R350 000-00.

All suspect will appear in the Bellville Magistrates Court tomorrow, 03 February 2017.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service