July 14, 2024

DPP instructions are pending within the case of a person charged with slashing his spouse with a damaged glass in Convoy.

Carl Hargaden has been remanded in custody and Letterkenny District Courtroom has been advised that instructions are nonetheless awaited.

Sergeant Jim Collins advised the courtroom that the State was in search of an extra two weeks with the intention to receive instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

Hargaden is alleged to have slashed Anna Hargaden’s cheek, wrist and neck with a damaged glass throughout an incident at Flax Fields, Convoy on Sunday, January 28.

The 61-year-old, with an handle at Flax Fields in Convoy, was initially granted bail final Tuesday, however had it revoked simply 24 hours later, having been arrested for an offence.

Decide Ciaran Liddy stated he discovered Hargaden to be in breach of ‘simple bail’ on two counts and revoked bail.

Hargaden appeared through video line earlier than Wednesday’s sitting of Letterkenny District Courtroom when the matter was adjourned to February 19.

His solicitor, Mr Patsy Gallagher, stated {that a} Excessive Courtroom bail software is to be made on behalf of his consumer.

“It’s only going a method,” Mr Gallagher stated, asking that jurisdiction be handled on the following date.

Sergeant Collins stated the State is eager to expedite the matter.

Hargaden was charged with assaulting Anna Hargaden inflicting her hurt, opposite to Part 3 of the Non-Deadly Offences In opposition to the Individual Act, 1997. Images of the accidents had been submitted to the courtroom.

Gardai advised the courtroom that Hargaden minimize the again of the girl’s head with the identical implement. The lady additionally sustained accidents to her neck and jaw within the incident.

He was additionally charged with breaking the girl’s glasses and with taking her cell phone.

Through the incident, Hargaden claimed to have positioned the girl’s cell phone in a fridge, however the telephone was positioned exterior the premises on Monday.

The injured girl was stated to have attended for cosmetic surgery in Galway.

Decide Liddy adjourned the case till the February 19 sitting of Letterkenny District Courtroom.

Man accused of slashing spouse in glass assault in Convoy held in custody was final modified: February eighth, 2024 by Rachel McLaughlin