July 14, 2024

An uncle has pleaded responsible to sexually assaulting his two nieces when he appeared at court docket.

The person, who can’t be named to guard the identification of the victims, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom.

Sporting a swimsuit and tie, the middle-aged man was charged with two circumstances of sexual assault Opposite to Part Two of the Felony Legislation Act.

On the primary offence he’s charged that on a date unknown between seventeenth February, 1992 and thirtieth September, 1992, he sexually assaulted his niece by touching her genitals whereas she was sitting on his knee.

He was additionally charged that on a date unknown between, April twenty ninth, 1997 and April twenty eighth, 1998 he sexually assaulted one other niece by touching her buttocks beneath her pyjama bottoms whereas she was sitting on his knee.

The person solely spoke to reply ‘responsible’ to each expenses.

Barrister for the accused, Mr Colm Smyth mentioned the person had no earlier convictions.

He requested that his consumer be remanded on persevering with bail and requested for a probation report on his consumer.

Counsel for the State, Ms Fiona Crawford, requested for a sufferer influence within the case.

Decide John Aylmer agreed to all requests and adjourned the case for sentencing till the subsequent sitting of the circuit court docket in January, 20024.

Uncle pleads responsible to sexually assaulting two nieces was final modified: October 18th, 2023 by Workers Author