Man denies assault on solicitor

A man has denied an attempted assault on former solicitor Manmohan ‘Johnny’ Sandhu.

Francis Paul McNally, whose address was given on court papers as unknown, pleaded not guilty to attempted grievous bodily harm with intent.

The charge relates to an alleged incident on December 13, last year in Magilligan prison.

Derry Crown Court heard the trial has been listed for hearing in September. The 29-year-old was remanded in custody.