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Source: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/abalone-worth-r1m-discovered-after-explosion-at-house-in-gqeberha-20211122

really well worth R1 million has been confiscated in Motherwell.

The discover become made after an explosion at a suspected drying facility.

No suspects had been arrested as yet, Eastern Cape police say.

Eastern Cape police have confiscated abalone really well worth extra than R1 million, after an explosion at a residence in Motherwell, Gqeberha.

Police spoke back to the scene after reviews of a fueloline explosion on Friday night time stated spokesperson Colonel Priscilla Naidu.

The incident came about round 21:50 at a residence in Ncwazi Street. The residence seems to were used as a drying facility.


"On arrival, the complete residence besides one room turned into gutted because of the explosion. On in addition research, fans, fueloline bottles and a pair of 227 devices of abalone had been observed withinside the residence. The residence changed into rented out approximately six months ago. No suspects had been determined at the scene," stated Naidu.


The abalone has an expected road price of greater than R1 million.

The Stock Theft and Endangered Species Unit in Kariega is investigating instances of malicious harm to belongings and working an abalone processing status quo with out a permit.

The confiscated abalone turned into taken for garage through the Department of Fisheries, stated Naidu.


She stated:


Police are attractive to everyone who can help them of their research in tracing the suspects to touch Detective Warrant Officer Raymond Ley on 082 441 7985 or 041 996 3340.

Nelson Mandela Bay District Commissioner Brigadier Thandiswa Kupiso has advised citizens to file any suspicious pastime of their neighbourhoods.


"The operation of unlawful sports consisting of this in residential regions may be damaging and life-threatening to harmless people. Homeowners renting their homes have the onus of traveling and examining their homes from time to time. We will now no longer permit criminals to ply their unlawful exchange amongst law-abiding citizens," introduced Kupiso.

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