Judgment reserved in Lungisa bail application

File: Andile Lungisa was convicted for hitting the DA's Rayno Kayser with a water jug during a 2016 council meeting.

File: Andile Lungisa was convicted for hitting the DA's Rayno Kayser with a water jug during a 2016 council meeting.

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JOHANNESBURG - Judgment has been reserved in Andile Lungisa's bail application.

The former Nelson Mandela Bay ANC councillor wants to be out of jail pending his appeal application to the Constitutional Court.

READ: Court to hear Andile Lungisa bail application

Lungisa handed himself over last week to start his two-year sentence.

This after his appeal to have his sentence shortened was dismissed.

READ: Lungisa to begin jail sentence

Lungisa was found guilty for assaulting a DA councillor with a glass jug in 2016 during a scuffle in council.

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