16 May 2022

CCTV images to be sought from Scotland over assault allegation on Naas' main street


CCTV images to be sought from Scotland over assault allegation on Naas' main street

The claim was made Naas courthouse

A dispute between two men on the main street in Naas at 10.30am was recalled at a sitting of the District Court on April 21.

Terence O'Flaherty, 59, whose address was given as Ballyknockan, Valleymount, Blessington and David McCann, 59, whose address was given as Slievecoragh, Hollywood, face allegations of assault causing harm and assault respectively.

Sgt Brian Jacob claimed that an argument followed by pushing shoving took place on January 10, 2011 outside the Ulster Bank premises.

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Mr McCann allegedly sustained a deviated septum, a nose injury.

Judge Desmond Zaidan directed that Mr O’Flaherty (after a request by Mr O’Flaherty) should receive CCTV images of the alleged incident  from the Ulster Bank, if necessary from the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh.

 He also said he should receive a recording of the 999 call made by Mr O'Flaherty, who alleged that words spoken by him as he made the call no longer form part of the recording.

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