File: Andile Lungisa was found guilty of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm after attacking a DA councillor during a scuffle in the Nelson Mandela Bay council in 2016.
JOHANNESBURG - Former ANC Nelson Mandela Bay councillor, Andile Lungisa, has handed himself over at the North End Prison in Port Elizabeth to begin serving his 2-year sentence.
Lungisa was accompanied by his supporters.
He was found guilty of assaulting DA councillor, Ryno Kayser in 2016, during a scuffle in the Nelson Mandela Bay council.
Lungisa was sentenced to three years, with one year suspended with conditions.
He is appealing his sentence at the Constitutional Court.
Meanwhile, the National Prosecuting Authority plans to oppose a bail extension for Lungisa.