Man nabbed with 50 bags of abalone

The suspect was apprehended close to the scene of an accident on the N2 highway.

FILE: A man has been arrested after he was caught with more than a dozen bags of abalone in his vehicle near Strand. Picture: Supplied.

CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested after he was caught with more than a dozen bags of abalone in his vehicle near Strand.

He was apprehended close to the scene of an accident on the N2 highway early on Friday morning.

Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says, "We chased the driver of a Polo vehicle and after a while, he lost control and the vehicle rolled over several times."

After a thorough investigation, officers arrested the man who was caught with 50 bags of abalone.