Police in the Western Cape has confiscated three million rands worth of abalone on Wednesday, April 14.
According to SABC, two suspects were arrested in the Airport Industria in Bishop Lavis.
Police spokesperson, Andrè Traut says officers uncovered an abalone drying facility that contained wet and dried abalone and equipment. Traut added, two vehicles were also confiscated in the process.
Meanwhile, the two suspected abalone poachers from Zimbabwe aged 23 and 43, are expected to appear in the Bishop Lavis magistrate’s court once charged.