SCA dismisses NMB councillor Lungisa’s bid to overturn his prison sentence

Lungisa had been sentenced to an effective two-year jail term for hitting Democratic Alliance member Rano Kayser during a chaotic council meeting in 2016.

FILE: Andile Lungisa. Picture: GCIS.

JOHANNESBURG - The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has dismissed an application by Nelson Mandela Bay Councillor Andile Lungisa to overturn a prison sentence in connection with the assault of a fellow councillor.

Lungisa had been sentenced to an effective two-year jail term for hitting Democratic Alliance member Rano Kayser during a chaotic council meeting in 2016.

He's been out on bail for two years pending the outcome of an appeal.

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