Kerry man faces seven sex­ual as­sault charges

The Kerryman (South Kerry Edition) - - NEWS -

A KERRY man is fac­ing seven charges of sex­ual asault over the course of 2016, a Kerry court has heard this week.

The man, who can­not be iden­ti­fied for le­gal rea­sons, will come be­fore a court again next month for the book of ev­i­dence to be served.

De­fence so­lic­i­tor, Padraig O’Connell, asked for a “gag­ging or­der” on the case to pre­vent iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of ei­ther the vic­tim or the de­fend­ent.

Judge David Wa­ters or­dered that noth­ing be pub­lished to iden­tify the vic­tim or the ac­cused.

The man is charged with seven charges of sex­ual as­sault from July to De­cem­ber, 2016.

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