A 29-year-old man has
appeared in the Beaufort West Magistrate Court after he was arrested for being
in possession of illegal abalone.
The suspect was arrested after
the Central Karoo K-9 unit was patrolling the N2 when they stopped a car with
one occupant inside.
Bernadine Steyn said the perlemoen was found in the
Nissan X-trail he was driving on the N12 towards Oudtshoorn. When police
stopped him he tried to run away, but was caught.
“He made his first appearance in court on Friday and was kept in
custody Steyn added.
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