JUG-SMASHER LUNGISA GUILTY OF AS­SAULT

The Witness - - NEWS -

ANC Eastern Cape heavy­weight Andile Lungisa has been found guilty of as­sault with the in­tent to cause griev­ous bod­ily harm.

Lungisa, who pleaded not guilty in the Port El­iz­a­beth Mag­is­trate’s Court, was ac­cused of smash­ing a glass jug over the head of for­mer mem­ber of the may­oral com­mit­tee Rano Kayser, dur­ing a Nelson Man­dela Bay coun­cil meet­ing in Oc­to­ber 2016.

Among the ev­i­dence pre­sented by pros­e­cu­tor Wayne Lu­dick was a video which showed how Lungisa slammed the jug over Kayser’s head, be­fore he fled and how Kayser fell back­ward and landed on the floor. The case has been post­poned to May 9 and Lungisa’s bail has been ex­tended.

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