‘K-word bitch’ woman gets her Vicki Momberg moment

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‘K-word bitch’ woman gets her Vicki Momberg moment

High court upholds Joburg mom’s six-month jail term following racist spectacle in Kempton Park shop

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A Johannesburg mother who called a black woman a “k-word bitch” after she bumped into her and her three-year-old daughter at a shop in Kempton Park has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Marie Basson, 41, also told Nomsa Masuku she had a “fat ass” and should go to the gym, according to testimony before the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court.

Now Basson is headed to prison, after failing in a bid to appeal her six-month jail term for crimen injuria – the crime of unlawfully and intentionally injuring, insulting or impairing the dignity of another person...

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