Man (75) on sex as­sault charge of woman in ho­tel

The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

A 75 year old man has been charged with the sex­ual as­sault of a woman at a county Sligo ho­tel.

The ac­cused is al­leged to have com­mit­ted the of­fence on Septem­ber 4 th 2016.

De­fend­ing solic­i­tor, Mr Tom MacSharry told the court that the in­struc­tions from the DPP were that the case could be heard in the District Court if there was a guilty plea.

He ap­plied for cer­ti­fi­ca­tion of a ju­nior coun­sel in the case and this was granted by Judge Kevin Kil­rane. The case was put back to Oc­to­ber 25 th for men­tion. The court or­dered noth­ing could be pub­lished which might lead to the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of the al­leged vic­tim.

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