Northern Ireland

Third man charged with raping woman in Portadown

A man has appeared in court charged with raping a woman in Portadown, County Armagh last month.

Florin Cirpachi, 33, who is originally from Romania, appeared in Lisburn Magistrates Court on Saturday.

The judge described the case as "very serious", and remanded him in custody to appear in court again next week.

Two men, aged 20 and 24, also from Romania but living in Portadown, were remanded in custody at Craigavon Magistrates Court on Friday.

A fourth man, aged 21, questioned about the attack on 25 August has been released on bail pending further enquiries.