four suspects arrested for possession of undocumented flora
Western Cape police arrested four man found in possession of flora they could not account for.
Sergeant Wesley Twigg said that the suspects were apprehended on the N7 in Citrusdal. After the West Coast Rural Flying Squad received information about a blue Ford Fiesta travelling from Clanwilliam with indigenous plants in the vehicle.
“The vehicle was stopped and searched and three bags containing 3491 indigenous plants were found in the vehicle “.
He said that suspects could not provide any documentation for the flora. Once charged, the suspects are expected to appear in the in the Hermanus magistrate court on Thursday.
by Everngelista Muza