Councillor to contest fraud charges

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A Sinn Fein Councillor is to contest charges of benefit fraud next month.

Colin Kelly, of Kildrum Gardens, is charged with failing to declare a change in circumstances and making a false declaration to obtain Job Seekers Allowance and Housing Benefit.

The offences were allegedly committed between November 2010 and March 2014.

The contest has been listed for July 16.