Burglary case adjourned for compensation

A MAN charged with burgling the house of his former partner had his case adjourned at Kilkenny court.

A MAN charged with burgling the house of his former partner had his case adjourned at Kilkenny court.

Kane Delacey, 46 Newpark Close is charged with burglary at Wallston, Tullaroan on April 4. The court heard that on the date in question the house was flooded and that there was damage to the bedroom and the bathroom. There was also evidence that at the time of the offence there was trouble between the defendant and his ex-partner and that when gardai contacted him he accepted what he had done. The total amount of damage casued was €1800.

Solicitor told the court that his client had been in a relationship with the injured party and that they had a child. “Matters broke up and the defendant accepts and acknowledges that his behaviour was wrong. He is from a military background and was in the defence forces for five and a half years. He subsequently joined the British army but is on leave to ‘deal with things’ and he is seeking the opportunity to get compensation together,” Mr Lanigan said. “He is not on an army salary at present,” he added.

Judge David Anderson adjourned the case until March 13 to allow for the payment of compensation.