06/02/2019

Irishman To Be Extradited From US To Face Sex Offence Charges

A judge in the US has ruled that an Irishman facing hundreds of sex offence charges is to be extradited to Ireland.

The man appeared in court in Albany, New York, last Friday.

He is accused of sexually abusing two minors in Ireland between 2004 and 2009.

He faces 394 criminal counts overall, including 177 counts of rape involving two minors as well as sexual assault and false imprisonment charges.

The defendant will now be detained in the US before he is surrendered to the Irish authorities.



(JG/CM)

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