Justice of the Peace has stated she doesn’t perceive the “case for secrecy” as she rejected Nick Kyrgios’ request for a three-month adjournment in his assault case.
The Wimbledon finalist is charged with frequent assault over an alleged incident in January 2021 involving his former associate Chiara Passari.
He didn’t seem on the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Magistrates Court docket on Tuesday morning, the place his solicitor Michael Kukulies-Smith requested the matter be put over till November 25 on the grounds that Mr Kyrgios spends little of his time within the territory and that an utility was deliberate.
Justice of the Peace Louise Taylor rejected the request and took problem with the lawyer’s unwillingness to enter element about why a delay was essential.
“I’m not fairly sure what the case for secrecy is,” she informed Mr Kukulies-Smith in Canberra.
“A number of defendants have issues they’d just like the courtroom to accommodate,” Ms Taylor added, in reference to the tennis participant’s competitors schedule.
The Justice of the Peace stated she was not going to grant a three-month adjournment on “the idea of an utility that is likely to be made”.
Mr Kukulies-Smith acknowledged to the courtroom the request was an “indulgence” however was not capable of give additional element concerning the nature of the deliberate utility, citing the “giant contingent of media” which was current behind him.
The prosecution informed the courtroom additionally they didn’t help the “secrecy” surrounding Mr Kukulies-Smith’s utility, which had not but been made.
The case has been adjourned till October 4.
Mr Kyrgios, who an ACT Policing spokesperson stated was charged with frequent assault in July, is known to nonetheless be in America forward of the US Open.
On the eve of his Canberra listening to, the world quantity 26 posted a video to his Instagram account exhibiting himself on a rickshaw in New York’s Instances Sq. holding a playbill for the comedy musical Guide of Mormon.
He captioned the publish “LUV NY” with an emoji of a crown.