Police in the Western Cape made an unusual discovery on Thursday, May 13 when they arrested a 49-year-old man in Milnerton for being in the possession of 450 dried shark fins and several other marine species.
According to SABC, squid, abalone and tuna were also allegedly found in the suspect’s possession. Metro Police spokesperson, Ruth Solomons, said they embarked on a joint operation with the police, also seizing 500-thousand-rand in cash.
Solomons indicated that the suspect is expected to appear in court soon. Pending an investigation, the value of the shark fins is yet to be determined.
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