Police in the Eastern Cape discovered R700 000 worth of abalone
Police in the Eastern Cape discovered R700 000 worth of abalone. According to reports police received a tipped off after the neighbours alerted police to a foul smell emanating from a house in Daniel Street in Korsten, Eastern Cape.
Police spokesperson, Priscilla Naidu stated that they feared there could be a decomposing body on the property.
Police did a search operation where they found total of 471 units of dried abalone and 4 396 units of wet abalone were confiscated. The total estimated value of the abalone is R688 000.
Police urged anyone who can assist with the investigation to contact Detective Warrant Officer Bennie Van Jaarsveld on 041 996 3340 or 079 896 9521 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the nearest police station.
Done by: Esobusi Mkangelwa