Derry Court: Man sent for trial over sex offences

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A 51-year-old man has been sent for trial to Derry Crown Court on 16 sex charges.

The man who cannot be named appeared at a preliminary enquiry at Derry Magistrate’s Court.

He was charged with 7 counts of buggery on a male under 16 on dates between July 1998 and July 2000.

He was also charged with 9 counts of indecently assaulting a male on dates between July 1997 and July 2000.

It was accepted that there was a case to answer and the man said he did not wish to make any statement or call any witnesses at this stage.

He was returned for trial in custody to appear at Derry Crown Court on February 6.