Perlemoen worth R5m confiscated on N2
Cape Town - A man was arrested and perlemoen (abalone) worth about R5m confiscated in Cape Town on Tuesday, Western Cape police said.
A police patrol pulled over an Isuzu bakkie which was being driven recklessly on the N2, Captain Frederick van Wyk said.
Officers found 6 562 pieces of abalone in 44 bags under a blanket.
The 55-year-old driver was expected to appear in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court soon.