PICS: Grabouw police seize crayfish worth R6.5m

Crayfish worth an estimated R6.5 million were seized by Grabouw police on Friday. Photo: SAPS

When a vehicle travelling on the N2 was stopped and searched, 12,807 crayfish tails and 377 whole crayfish were seized. 

Police in Grabouw seized crayfish worth an estimated street value of R6.5 million on Friday. 

Photo: SAPS

Photo: SAPS

A tip-off was received about a vehicle transporting crayfish traveling on the N2 highway. When the vehicle was stopped and searched, 12,807 crayfish tails and 377 whole crayfish were seized. 

Photo: SAPS

Two men aged 43 and 50 were arrested, and are expected to appear in court on Monday. 

(Compiled by Nica Richards)

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