Cape Town - Three Cape Town men have been arrested for possession of perlemoen ( worth R1.5 million in Kraaifontein, it was reported on Friday.

The Cape Times reported that the men were caught hosing down 5 808 pieces of perlemoen at the Hub Centre in Peerless Park on Thursday.

The police had been responding to a tip-off. The men would appear in court on Monday.

Sapa