Duo nabbed for abalone possession
Two Cape Town men have been charged with being in the illegal possession of abalone.
CAPE TOWN - Two Western Cape men have been arrested, following a high-speed chase involving several police cars on Baden Powell Drive on Tuesday morning.
Members of the police's flying squad were conducting routine patrols on the N2 Highway near Khayelitsha, when they spotted the suspicious vehicle.
When the driver sped-off, police gave chase. The suspect eventually lost control of the car in Grassy Park.
Police spokesperson November Filander said: "Police members managed to arrest the driver and a passenger in the vehicle. They also confiscated nine bags containing abalone."
The suspects will appear in court soon, he added.