Northern Ireland

Ballymena bin attack accused gets bail extension to attend 'Eleventh night bonfire'

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Image caption Paula Wilson and two other men are accused of attempting to murder Adam Robinson

A woman charged with attempting to murder a man found naked in a sealed bin has had her bail curfew extended to attend an Eleventh night bonfire.

Paula Wilson, 21, from Millfield, Ballymena, is charged with attempted murder and false imprisonment of 21-year-old Adam Robinson.

He was found by dog walkers in a park in Ballymena last September.

The police told Belfast Crown Court that they had no objection to the curfew extension.

She is accused along with two 27-year-olds, also from Ballymena - David Roddy Patterson, from Glendun Drive, and Teri Lau, from Dunclug Park.

Mr Robinson was found in the bin at Sentry Hill on 3 September 2013.

A previous court hearing was told that Mr Robinson had been beaten, before being stripped naked and put into the bin, which was then sealed with tape.

Earlier on Friday, a lawyer for Ms Wilson told the court that she wanted her bail curfew to extend from 22:30 BST to 01:00 BST "in order to attend a bonfire".

No application was made to lift her other bail conditions, such as a ban on taking drink or drugs.

A full bail application for Mr Patterson was dropped when his lawyer told the court that an agreed bail address had been "withdrawn at the eleventh hour".

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