Cops bust Cape Town perlemoen processing house

2016-05-30 11:21
Some of the perlemoen found by police at the Cape Town home. (Photo supplied by SA Police Service)

Some of the perlemoen found by police at the Cape Town home. (Photo supplied by SA Police Service)

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Cape Town - A tip-off led to police uncovering an illegal perlemoen processing facility in a Grassy Park home on Sunday night.

Cape Town railway police acted on the information at 22:45, spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard said in a statement. 

"On arrival at the premises they found two rooms with various items of equipment. A third room was utilised as a drying room with numerous shelves of abalone in the process rooms of being dried." 

Two people, aged 27 and 41, were arrested and would appear in court once charged, Alard said.

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