The charges against the councillors relate to a violent brawl which broke out during a council meeting in November last year. Gamalihleli Maqula, 28, appeared briefly in court on Tuesday but Andile Lungisa, 39, was not at court proceedings and the state was provided with a medical certificate.
Following the incident the pair handed themselves over to police and are currently out on bail of R1000 each. Maqula has a previous conviction for kidnapping and assault of a teenage boy and is currently serving a sentence of correctional supervision.
It is understood that Maqula stabbed Democratic Alliance Chief Whip, Werner Senekal, in the back with a sharp object while Lungisa apparently hit DA councillor, Rano Kayser, with a glass jug over his head during a council meeting which turned chaotic.
The case was postponed until April 26 for further investigation.