Suspect nabbed with abalone worth more than R100k in Macassar

By Chanice Jennike - 11 August 2019Views : 491


Police have arrested a 41-year-old suspect for illegally transporting abalone in the Western Cape. 

According to police reports, K9 members were patrolling on the N2 opposite Macassar when they spotted a suspicious white VW caddy panel van.

They then approached it and requested to search it, and found abalone in plastic bags. 

Police confiscated abalone to the value of R108 600-00.

A case of illegal transporting and possession of abalone was opened and the suspect is due to appear in the Strand Magistrate Court soon.