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Man arrested with abalone in Cape Town

2012-04-12 17:56

Johannesburg - A 19-year-old man was arrested in Hout Bay, Cape Town, on Thursday for possession of perlemoen (abalone) with a street value of R1m, Western Cape police said.

He was caught at about 06:00 after police received a tip-off, Warrant Officer November Filander said in a statement.

"Police followed up the information and later spotted the white Nissan LDV coming from the Hangberg area."

Police stopped the bakkie on Victoria Road. They found 40 bags filled with 2 654 perlemoen, covered by black plastic bags.

The man, from Grassy Park, was expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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  • Ashliegh - 2012-04-13 08:55

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