BREAKING NEWS: Waterford: Two Gardai Found Guilty In Assault Trial

5 Aug

 The jury in the trial of four Waterford-based gardaí in connection with an assault has found two of them guilty.
Waterford - Four gardaí denied charges

Waterford – Four gardaí denied charges
 
 Anthony Holness - Assaulted in January 2010

Anthony Holness – Assaulted in January 2010
The jury in the trial of four Waterford-based gardaí in connection with an assault last year has found two of them guilty.

Garda Daniel Hickey has been found guilty of assault causing harm to Anthony Holness on New Street in the city in January last year, while Garda John Burke has been found guilty of intending to pervert the course of justice.

Garda Alan Kissane has been found not guilty and a verdict has not been reached on Sgt Martha McEnery.

NEWS UPDATE:

 Gardaí convicted in Waterford trial:

Two Gardaí have been convicted at Waterford Circuit Court in connection with an assault in the city last year.

A jury of five men and seven women found Garda Daniel Hickey guilty of assault causing harm to Anthony Holness on New Street in January 2010.

Garda John Burke was also found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

It was alleged that he deliberately moved a CCTV camera away from New Street as officers attempted to arrest Mr Holness.

Sergeant Alan Kissane was found not guilty of assault causing harm.

The jury is still deliberating in the case of Sergeant Martha McEnerney who is also accused of assault.

All four had denied the charges.

The jury will resume its deliberations on Monday.
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