Father and son held for perlemoen

2012-07-23 13:24
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Cape Town - A father and son are expected to appear in the Hermanus Magistrate's Court on Monday for possession of more than 10 000 perlemoen (abalone), the fisheries department said.

Spokesperson Lionel Adendorf said the two were arrested in Stanford on Thursday evening, when officials found 10 408 perlemoen in a Toyota Quantum.

The car had been concealed among trees and bushes off the Salmonsdam Road.

Adendorf called on communities to report illegal fishing and harvesting.

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