Northern Ireland

Man in court on Donegal child rape charges

Laganside Courts
Image caption The man is due in the Belfast Recorders Court at Laganside

A 42-year-old man is due to appear in court in Belfast later after being arrested in Omagh on Monday on a European Arrest Warrant.

The man is wanted for trial in connection with three offences of rape of a child under 17 years in the Republic of Ireland.

The offences are alleged to have taken place in County Donegal.

He is scheduled to appear before Belfast Recorders Court at Laganside on Tuesday afternoon.