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Group opens crimen injuria case against woman over Ashwin Willemse comment

A case of crimen injuria has been opened against a woman accused of using racial slurs on Facebook in the aftermath of the Ashwin Willemse incident.

A screengrab of the offensive Facebook comment.

CAPE TOWN - A case of crimen injuria has been opened against a woman accused of using racial slurs on Facebook in the aftermath of the Ashwin Willemse incident.

Willemse had walked off set during a live panel discussion on SuperSport last weekend after accusing his co-presenters, Nick Mallet and Naas Botha of partonising him.

A community group called the Khoisan Defiance Campaign has now opened a case against a Queenstown woman, who felt the need to comment on the issue.

The group's Sammy Claassen: "The perpetrator referred to coloured people as 'hotnots' and 'bobbejanne' [baboons]. We have obtained information on her whereabouts and we've asked police to treat it in the same way as they treated the Vicki Momberg case."

Laaiplek police have confirmed a case of crimen injuria has been opened.

The suspect has since deleted her Facebook account.

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