Magistrate impounds R84m shellfish

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A BEITBRIDGE magistrate has impounded R8,4 million worth of Abalone shellfish, which is believed to constitute part of the evidence in an on-going smuggling case despite that the High Court had cleared it. Last Friday, the Beitbridge Magistrates Court issued a search warrant in terms of section 50(1)(a)(b) of the Criminal Procedure and Evidence Act (Chapter 9:07) which allowed the police to search the importer, Don’t Young Rock Kasase, or anyone acting on behalf of the company, and to seize the consignment. The shell fish was contained in 81 boxes,…

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