4 males who’ve been charged with greater than 120 historic sexual abuse offences in Co Donegal have had their circumstances adjourned for the companies of books of proof.
Authorized representatives for the 4 males appeared at Falcarragh District Courtroom earlier than Choose Éiteáin Cunningham.
The boys face a complete of 126 prices of rape, sexual assault and indecent assault in opposition to two ladies. The fees relate to alleged incidents on a variety of dates from the early Eighties to the early Nineteen Nineties.
The 4, who can’t be named for authorized causes to guard the anonymity of the alleged victims within the case.
One of many males has been charged with a complete of 81 offences. The person, in his 50s, has been charged with 20 counts of rape in opposition to one girl. He additionally faces 20 prices of sexual assault and eight prices of indecently assaulting the identical girl.
In opposition to one other girl, the identical man faces 10 prices of rape, 20 prices of indecent assault and three sexual assault prices.
One other of the accused aged in his 40s faces 19 prices of sexually assaulting one of many ladies.
A person in his 40s has been charged with 17 counts of indecent assault, 14 of that are in opposition to one of many ladies and the opposite three in opposition to a second girl.
A fourth man, aged in his late 40s, faces a complete of 9 prices.
He’s charged with raping one of many ladies. He’s additional charged with 4 counts of rape in addition to two counts of sexual assault and two counts of indecently assaulting the opposite girl.
At a earlier courtroom siting the boys have been all granted bail.
The accused had been ordered to remain away and don’t have any contact, immediately or not directly, to incorporate social media or in any other case, with the alleged injured events within the case. They have to present contact particulars, together with a phone quantity and electronic mail tackle. They have to be contactable always by telephone and acknowledge receipt of any electronic mail.
The 4 males have been additionally ordered to be of fine character and commit no offence whereas on bail.
At as we speak’s sitting the courtroom was instructed that books of proof within the circumstances weren’t prepared and all circumstances have been adjourned till December twentieth subsequent to permit for the service of the books of proof.
4 males going through 126 historic intercourse prices have circumstances adjourned was final modified: October 18th, 2023 by