Hawks

Six in court for running abalone factory

Pretoria – Six suspects aged between 19 and 43 years will make their first appearance at the Atlantis Magistrate’s Court after they were arrested for illegal possession of abalone worth over R2 million.

The Hawks had executed a search warrant at an illegal abalone factory along the Klein Dassenberg Road in Cape Town when their suspicions were proven right.

The six suspects have been charged with contravening the Marine Living Resources Act.