10 April 2014
Cape Town Police have raised concern about
the alleged increase in poaching at the sea in Hout Bay.
This after police noticed a small blue-grey
vessel which allegedly had poachers in and as soon as they noticed police they
fled off. Police Spokesperson FC van Wyk said they confiscated a bag filled
with abalone and crayfish.
FC van Wyk said later spotted a small grey
in colour vessel in the water when the poachers of the vessel noticed the
police they fled off in the direction of kommetjie they turned into a bay and
ran onto the rocks where the poachers jumped off and fled into the bushes.
Van Wyk said members ceased a bag
containing abalone and crayfish and two concrete diving sets on board the vessel,
the vessel a rubberduck was confiscated and taken to Cape Town Harbour for further
investigation. They counted 50 units of abalone and 7 crayfish in the bag and were
later booked in at Table Bay Harbour Police Station.
Labels: Alleged poaching at Hout Bay on the increase