A bench warrant has been issued for a man who failed to turn up to answer charges of defilement at Letterkenny Circuit Court.

A jury was due to be sworn in for the case which was due to be heard ‘in camera’ or behind closed doors.

The man cannot be named for legal reasons.

A jury was due to be sworn in in front of Judge John O’Hagan.

However the accused failed to tum up to answer the charges and Judge O’Hagan issued a bench warrant for his arrest.




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