ANCKZN calls for harsh punishment for racists

The man facing charges for racist remarks he made about Hindus on Facebook is expected to be back in court in January next year. Video: eNCA

JOHANNESBURG – A Durban man, facing charges following a racist rant he made on social media, will be back in court in January.

Dawie Kriel is facing charges of crimen injuria after political parties opened a case against him earlier this month.

READ: Political parties condemn racist Diwali post

The Bluff resident posted a Facebook status referring to Hindus as 'devil disciples'.

Kriel’s comments came amid fireworks that were set off during the recent Diwali celebrations.

Political parties say such comments cannot be tolerated.



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