CAPE TOWN, Fourteen people have been arrested by the Cape Town police for being in illegal possession of abalone and shark fins worth millions of rands.
Police spokesperson Andre Traut said here Sunday that the seized abalone and shark fins were worth 5.5 million Rand (about 422,000 US dollars).
"Last night, information was followed up in Milnerton, which led to the arrest of 14 suspects for being in possesion of abalone and shark fins. Fifty thousand rands in cash were also seized during the the operation. The suspects are due to make a court appearance in Cape Town on Monday," he added.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK