Register racists: judge after yet another case

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Register racists: judge after yet another case

Remark comes after retirement village resident’s humiliating verbal attack on maintenance worker

Cape Town bureau chief

SA should consider setting up a register for race offenders, says an acting high court judge.

Victor Nqumse made the suggestion after confirming the crimen injuria conviction of a retirement village resident who called a maintenance worker a “stupid k*****”.

Nqumse, who heard Dianne Horwitz’s appeal in the Grahamstown High Court, said the financial adviser had sufficient education to appreciate “the hardship and indignity this kind of disparaging utterance brings to bear on another of a different race”...

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