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Cape Town perlemoen poacher arrested

2012-04-27 20:00

Johannesburg - A man has been arrested in Melkbosstrand, 30km from Cape Town, after he was found in possession of perlemoen, Western Cape police said on Friday.

He had three bags containing 330 perlemoen with an estimated street value of R165 000, said Captain Frederik van Wyk.

The man was due to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court soon.

Comments
  • Robin - 2012-04-27 20:46

    Feed him to the hungry sharks - he's wasting our oxygen.

  • Don - 2012-04-27 21:54

    If perlemoen cost R75 per each to buy as food item then 330 would cost R24750.

      Franklyn - 2012-04-27 23:27

      well our reporter here seems to reckon they go for @500 a perlie.

  • Reinaart Pretorius - 2012-04-28 07:44

    Plenty of sharks in the region these days...

  • Niel.Kal - 2012-04-28 12:37

    What do they do with all the perlies when they take them away from these ouks..??

      pmarqua - 2012-04-28 18:57

      they have supper...

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