First person charged under new stalking legislation due in Tyrone court

The first person charged under new stalking legislation is to appear in court in County Tyrone on Friday.

By Kevin Mullan
Thursday, 7th July 2022, 5:08 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th July 2022, 5:11 pm
Man due in court in Tyrone charged with stalking offences.
Man due in court in Tyrone charged with stalking offences.

The PSNI confirmed they have charged a 45 year old man from the Tyrone area with stalking offences against a 33 year old female.

He is due to appear at Dungannon court on Friday, July 8. As is normal procedure all charged are reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

He has been charged under new legislation - The Protection from Stalking Act NI 2022, which received Royal Ascent at the end of April 2022.