Inmate Andile Lungisa set to appeal jail term in ConCourt

Tshwane RET coordinator Ray Hennings stated a protest can be staged outdoors the Palace of Justice in Pretoria in help Lungisa

Lungisa 2 - Inmate Andile Lungisa set to appeal jail term in ConCourt

Andile Lungisa’s bail software is predicted to be heard within the Constitutional Court docket on Monday.

The jailed former Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councilor desires to attraction his two-year jail time period after spending 4 days behind bars within the North Finish jail in Port Elizabeth.

Lungisa was sentenced to 2 years in jail after he assaulted a DA councillor, Rano Kayser, by smashing a glass jar over his head throughout a heated argument at a council assembly.

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Final week, Andile Lungisa surrendered himself to the authorities to start his sentence.

Lungisa nevertheless filed an software to the Constitutional Court docket in a bid to keep away from his jail phrases.

He desires to be freed pending the result of the applying.

The Nationwide Prosecuting Authority (NPA) disclosed that it might oppose bail.

The Supreme Court docket of Enchantment (SCA) earlier dismissed his attraction saying his offence was life-threatening and he needed to take duty of his actions.

The SCA said that it had no proper to intrude with the sentence imposed by the trial courtroom because it discovered Lungisa’s crime critical and had devastating penalties.

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Lungisa has additionally been suspended from the ANC in gentle of his conviction.

Nonetheless, the Tshwane RET coordinator Ray Hennings stated a protest can be staged outdoors the Palace of Justice in Pretoria in help Lungisa.

“We are going to embark on a protest within the type of a picket on the Palace of Justice, simply demonstrating with our posters and placards.”

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