D-Day coming for Catzavelos – will court be lenient on racist?

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D-Day coming for Catzavelos – will court be lenient on racist?

Adam Catzavelos at the Randburg Magistrates Court, 13 February 2020. Picture Neil McCartney

Adam Catzavelos will finally hear his fate in the Randburg magistrate’s court tomorrow, more than a year after his racist statements on a Greek beach. A legal expert opines that he may escape the fate of fellow racist, Vicki Momberg, who was sentenced to three years in prison.

Tomorrow is D-Day for convicted racist Adam Catzavelos, with the Randburg Magistrate’s Court expected to sentence the former businessman for the crimen injuria to which he last year pleaded guilty, after using the k-word in a viral video clip. But a legal expert says Catzavelos might not face the court’s wrath in the same way as Vicki Momberg did. Momberg in 2018 – just months before Catzavelos’ video clip surfaced – became the first South African to be jailed on crimen injuria charges when she was sentenced to two years imprisonment – also for using the k-word, also in a...



 


 

 

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