December 5, 2023

A person is ready to face trial after being charged with raping a girl on two events in Inishowen, 4 years in the past.

A guide of proof was served on the person, who’s aged in his 30s and can’t be named for authorized causes to guard the identification of the alleged sufferer within the case.

The person, who has an handle in England, appeared at Letterkenny District Courtroom. Garda Gillian Web page gave proof of serving a guide of proof on the person.

He’s charged with raping the identical girl twice on the identical named location in September 2019.

The person was charged opposite to Part 48 Offences Towards the Particular person Act, 1861 and Part 2 of the Prison Legislation (Rape) Act, 1981 as amended by part 21 of the Prison Legislation (Rape) (Modification) Act, 1990.

Sergeant Gerard Dalton advised the court docket that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has consented for the person to be forwarded for trial to the current sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom.

Decide Ciaran Liddy made an order returning the accused for trial and administered the alibi warning. A bit 56 order, referring to tapes of interviews, was additionally made and a publication order, issued beforehand within the court docket, is to remain in place.

There have been no Garda objections to bail.

Authorized assist was granted to solicitor Mr Patsy Gallagher and two authorized counsel had been assigned within the case.


Man to face trial for alleged rape of girl in Inishowen was final modified: October seventeenth, 2023 by Rachel McLaughlin