£500 compo order after messages

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A Tullyally man has been ordered to pay £500 in compensation to an injured party to whom he sent unwanted electronic messages on March 1, 2016.

Kenneth McKittrick (47), Milltown View, had pleaded guilty to sending messages of a “grossly offensive or indecent, obscene or of a menacing character, contrary to Section 127(1)(a) of The Communications Act 2003” last year.

In addition to the £500 Compensation Order, McKittrick, received a five month jail sentence, which was suspended for three years. A Restraining Order was also imposed.