Limpopo police confiscate massive haul stolen abalone worth R7 million

Limpopo police confiscate massive haul stolen abalone worth R7 million

A multi-department operation managed to net a R7 million abalone haul which was being carried by a grey bakkie to the Beitbridge port of entry.

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"The origin and destination of these suspects and the abalone will be determined by the ongoing police investigations," said Ngoepe.
"The suspects will appear before the Polokwane Magistrate's Court soon for possession of Endangered Species (Abalone)."

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The Provincial Endangered Species Unit, the Polokwane Crime Intelligence Unit, the Western Cape Provincial Crime Intelligence Unit, the Polokwane K9 Unit and the SAPS Polokwane International Airport worked together to intercept the illegal shipment of abalone according to

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