- South Africa's first convicted racist was released on R2 000 bail on Thursday, 2 August
- Vicky Momberg was sentenced to 3 years in jail (1 year suspended) after she was found guilty of racism
- The former estate agent has served 4 months of her sentence and was given leave to appeal her conviction
Vicky Momberg was released on R2 000 bail on 2 August by the Randburg Magistrate's Court.
Momberg was convicted of racism and handed a 3-year sentence, with 1 year suspended and ordered to pay R100 000 to the policeman she verbally abused, as reported on by Briefly.co.za.
Since Momberg is due for parole the state chose to not oppose bail for the former estate agent.
Momberg was convicted and sentenced by the South Gauteng High Court and applied for bail after she was given leave to appeal.
So far, Momberg has served 4 months of her 2-year sentence.
Momberg wants to challenge the video that was used as evidence in her case, claiming it was tampered with, according to a report by TimesLIVE.
She also feels her sentence was "excessive".
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