Andile Lungisa, who’s the previous ANC Nelson Mandela Bay Councillor is watching the hours go by earlier than he begins his 2-year jail sentence on Thursday.
Lungisa was declared responsible after he attacked a DA Councillor throughout a fracas within the NMB council again in 2016. His guilt was of assault with intent to hold out grievous bodily hurt.
Nevertheless, he was given a three-year jail time period, with a 12 months suspended based mostly in circumstances.
As eventually week, the Supreme Courtroom of Enchantment disallowed Lungisa’s enchantment in opposition to his sentence.
The NPA obtained his software to enchantment his sentence on Wednesday. His software was forwarded to the Constitutional Courtroom.
Lungisa can also be making use of to increase his bail till there’s an final result of his enchantment software from the Constitutional Courtroom.
Nevertheless, the Constitutional Courtroom will hear his bail software on Monday, however the NPA stated it received’t settle for his bail software.