Liam Adams extradition case adjourned19/05/2010 - 12:45:37
Liam Adams, brother of Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams, has had his extradition case adjourned until next month at the High Court in Dublin today.
Authorities in the North are seeking the 54-year-old's extradition on 18 charges that he sexually abused one of his daughters there more than 25 years ago. Mr Adams, of Bernagh Drive, Belfast denies the charges.
A European arrest warrant was endorsed at the High Court in Dublin in March and Mr Adams was arrested by arrangement at the Bridewell Garda Station in Dublin.
Today the case was remanded until June 9 to allow Mr Adams's legal team to draft objections to the extradition application. The court remanded Mr Adams on continuing bail of €15,000.
In an European Extradition Warrant seeking his surrender it is claimed that the offences occurred at various addresses in Belfast between March 1977 and March 1983 when the alleged victim was aged between four and 10 years of age.
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