‘Illegal’ crayfish raid goes to high court

A Wild Coast restaurant owner who claims he legally bought 97kg of locally sourced crayfish is up in arms after his freezer was carted off by sea fisheries officials and his holiday season stock confiscated.

CONFISCATED: Members of the public allegedly helped government officials remove a freezer full of 272 crayfish from the Waterfront Restaurant in Port St Johns despite it being legally bought from a company that has a permit to buy from Wild Coast subsistence fishermen Picture: SUPPLIED
CONFISCATED: Members of the public allegedly helped government officials remove a freezer full of 272 crayfish from the Waterfront Restaurant in Port St Johns despite it being legally bought from a company that has a permit to buy from Wild Coast subsistence fishermen Picture: SUPPLIED

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