Man pleads guilty in abalone syndicate case

2013-10-12 09:30

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Cape Town - A court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Friday, after he pleaded guilty to helping transport 3 243 abalone as part of an international criminal ring.

Plea bargain

Besides poaching in its waters, South Africa is also facing a dire threat to its rhino population which are being killed in their hundreds for their valuable horns.

Read more on:    wwf  |  cape town  |  poaching  |  marine life
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