Cape Town cops arrest three men with bags of abalone

Picture: Supplied by SAPS

Picture: Supplied by SAPS

The men, who travelled in two delivery vehicles, were stopped at a routine road block in Bothasig.

Cape Town police arrested three men transporting abalone during a routine road block today.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said two vehicles were searched in De Grendel road in Bothasig.

“The three male occupants of the two delivery vehicles, aged in their fifties were arrested for being in possession of 37 bags filled with abalone. The quantity and value are yet to be determined by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries”.

He said the men would appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court soon.

African News Agency (ANA)

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