FOUR WATERFORD GARDAÍ have pleaded not guilty to assaulting a man in the city last year.
Garda Daniel Hickey, Sgt Alan Kissane and Sgt Martha McEnery, all serving at Waterford Garda Station in Ballybricken, were charged with assault causing harm on Anthony Holness of 7 Belvedere Drive, Paddy Browne’s Road, Waterford, in January 2010, RTÉ reports.
A fourth garda, John Burke, is charged acting with the intention of impeding the apprehension or prosecution of another and perverting the course of justice. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The charges relate to an incident which occurred on New Street in the city of 29 January 2010.
The trial will begin on Thursday.