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 yr suspended based mostly in circumstances.
As ultimately week, the Supreme Courtroom of Enchantment disallowed Lungisa’s attraction towards his sentence.
The NPA acquired his utility to attraction his sentence on Wednesday. His utility 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 attraction utility from the Constitutional Courtroom.
Nevertheless, the Constitutional Courtroom will hear his bail utility on Monday, however the NPA mentioned it received’t settle for his bail utility.