A Donegal girl going through a homicide trial has been charged with assaulting a Garda.
Nikita Burns is in custody having been charged with the homicide of Robert Wilkin, whose physique was discovered off Sliabh Liag cliffs final summer time.
Burns appeared earlier than Ballyshannon District Courtroom on Friday. Burns was delivered to court docket by jail guards from the Dóchas Centre at Mountjoy Jail in Dublin.
Burns is charged with an assault on Garda Declan O’Brien.
The matter was earlier than the court docket for jurisdiction. Inspector Angela Cummins instructed the court docket that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has directed abstract disposal within the District Courtroom.
Garda John McLaughlin gave proof of charging Burns at 11.20am on Friday at Ballyshannon Courthouse. When charged, Burns replied: “I don’t keep in mind.”
The court docket was instructed that there was no medical report as Garda O’Brien didn’t search medical consideration. Inspector Cummins stated Garda O’Brien was struck to the face with an open fist by the defendant.
Choose Michael Connellan accepted jurisdiction.
Choose Connellan adjourned the matter till April 5, 2024 and directed a manufacturing order for Burns to be in court docket on that event.
Lady going through Sliabh Liag homicide cost accused of assaulting Garda was final modified: January twenty first, 2024 by