Three arrested in Cape Town for abalone possession

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Three people have been arrested in Panorama near Cape Town for being in possession of a large quantity of abalone.

The police’s flying squad reacted to a tip-off from a community member and searched a residence in the area, where they arrested the two men and a woman.

Police spokesperson Andre Traut, says the trio will make an appearance in the Parow Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

He says the value of the abalone is yet to be determined.