Man held for abalone
Around 26 bags of abalone were found in the man’s car in Beaufort West.
CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested after abalone was found in his car in Beaufort West, Western Cape officials confirmed on Wednesday.
The 51-year-old suspect was pulled over by police on the N1 highway on Monday.
The police's Malcolm Pojie says officers confiscated 26 bags of abalone.
"The plastic bags had a mass of about 300kg."
The abalone is worth around R360,000, Pojie confirmed.