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Vicki Momberg forced to represent herself in High Court appeal

Vicki Momberg, who was convicted of racism, said on Tuesday that the justice system has closed its doors on her as she was unable to find legal representation.

Momberg is appealing her two-year sentence after she was convicted on four counts of crimen injuria for using the k-word 48 times during a racial attack on a police officer in 2016.

The former real estate agent who was forced to represent herself, told judge Thifhelimbilu Mudau at the Gauteng High Court that he would not understand what she has experienced over the last three years and blamed the justice system.

She exclaimed that she was traumatized by the smash and grab experience and disorientated when she verbally abused the police officer on the night of the incident.

Judgement on the matter was withheld.