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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by Flutterby » Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:20 pm

O/ O/

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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by Richprins » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:12 pm

A good article! \O

There is an extract from the book somewhere... :-?
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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by Lisbeth » Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:54 pm

Yes, I posted it some time back. It must be in the same topic \O
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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by RogerFraser » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:08 pm

Unexpected R10m abalone discovery by cops probing a robbery

12.10.2018 - Jenni Evans

Sharp-eyed police investigating a house robbery in Cape Town's Mowbray made an unexpected discovery of R10m worth of abalone on Friday, a spokesperson said.

Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said police were investigating a complaint that seven people had robbed the house in Strubens Road, but then they realised the house was being used as an abalone processing plant.

A search of the premises led to the discovery of the massive haul of abalone and equipment used to process it for exporting.

A man and a woman who claimed that they had been tied up by the seven robbers who had made off with abalone were arrested.

The two are expected to start the process of explaining themselves when they appear in court in Wynberg on Monday on charges of illegal possession of the marine mollusc, considered a delicacy.

A report released in September stated that the population of South African abalone, Haliotis midae, was declining at unprecedented levels with at least 96 million abalone stripped from the country's reefs over the past 18 years.

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Part of a R10m abalone haul in Mowbray, Cape Town. (Supplied)

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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by Richprins » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:29 pm

FFS!!!!!!


This scale is impossible without government complicity at various and high levels! :evil:
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Re: Abalone Poaching

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:11 pm

This fact has transpired in quite a few articles lately :evil:

We know that inspectors were involved, so very likely also another step or two higher :yes: :
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