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A Chinese man was arrested in Uitenhage on Thursday for possession of perlemoen (abalone), Eastern Cape police said.
Responding to a tip-off police searched his business on Market Street and found about 20kg of the mollusc, worth an estimated R10,000, Warrant Officer Gerda Swart said in a statement.
The man would appear in the local magistrate's court soon. - Sapa