Three men face charges on perlemoen dealing
By Odette Ismail 25 July 2005
Three men were pulled off a road near George by police. They were arrested on being found on with perlemoen worth R500 000 in their cars.
According to the Cape Times Police followed them from a roadblock on the N2 between Swellendam and George. A “tik pipe”, a firearm and 19 bags of perlemoen were seized.
The police was monitoring the transportation of ostrich to make sure that measures get taken to prevent the spread of bird flu. It resulted in them following a car that looked suspicious.
The men were aged from 23 to 46 and 48. The men face charges of possible dealing in perlemoen, being in possession of an unlicensed firearm and possessing tik.