Lungisa is free for a few more days while petitioning Concourt

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Andile Lungisa.
Andile Lungisa.
Luvuyo Mehlwana

ANC councillor and former youth league deputy president Andile Lungisa will not have to report to prison for a little while longer after he petitioned the Constitutional Court on Monday.

Lungisa confirmed to News24 that an application by his lawyers to the apex court was submitted on Monday morning.

The embattled former ANC leader faces a two year prison sentence and one year suspended sentence after he was convicted for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm in 2018. The conviction was a result of a brawl caught on camera in council where Lungisa smashed a glass jar on the head of a DA councillor Rano Kayser. 

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