“A Kaikōura cafe owner jailed for two months for selling food without adequate council registration is languishing in the local police cells awaiting a transfer to prison – where the first-time offender will spend Christmas without her family.
Her family say she is still in shock, upset and tearful over the sentence which they have described as “crazy” and “an absolute waste of taxpayer dollars”.
On Friday Bean Me Up cafe owner Sharon Rayner was sentenced in the Kaikoura District Court to two months in prison for knowingly selling non-complying food and failing to comply with a notice of direction under the Food Act 2014.
The two charges, under the Food Act 2014, were brought by the Kaikōura District Council.”
Last weeks double murder by Matu Reid, a scum bag on Home Detention shows the flaws in the judicial system.