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What penalty or setencing can be given 2 a crimen injuria offence

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What penalty or setencing can be given 2 a crimen injuria offence msg sent ("foken Kafrs altyd laat"). With evidence.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  Mike Otis replied 5 years ago.
Welcome, and thank you for your question.

If the accused is a first offender, assuming that he/she is found guilty on the charges, the sentence will probably be a suspended sentence.

Yours faithfully,
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
are there no fines or suspentions if the person is in a corporate inviroment.
Expert:  Mike Otis replied 5 years ago.
Are you referring to criminal charges, or disciplinary proceedings at work?

Yours faithfully,