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Abalone Bust: Thousands Confiscated

Dayne Elizabeth Nel - At 11:18 on Friday Hermanus Police along with the K9 Dog Unit swooped in on a house in Hawston and recovered thousands of poached abalone.
  • The total number of de-shelled abalone which was recovered is 3125. 
  • Police were still busy counting when this report was filed. 
  • One 19-year-old woman has been arrested. 
  • The confiscated abalone will be taken to Cape Town where it will be weighed and the possible market value be calculated.

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Photos: Dayne Nel for Whale Coast FM 

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