A e-book of proof has been served on a person charged with possessing pictures depicting prepubescent kids participating in acts of a sexual nature.
Robert Browne appeared earlier than Letterkenny District Courtroom.
Browne was caught with the photographs when he left a USB key behind in a room of a Letterkenny hostel in July 2016.
The 52-year-old, with an tackle at Birkenhead, Merseyside, UK. was staying on the Apple Hostel and workers members discovered the important thing whereas cleansing a room during which Browne stayed on July 27, 2016.
Employees opened the important thing in a bid to ascertain who it belonged to and the hostel supervisor subsequently alerted Gardai, who started a probe.
The courtroom heard that there have been a complete of 9 pictures, 5 of which had been described as ‘anime’ and depicted kids in nude poses and interesting in acts of a sexual nature.
There have been 4 pictures depicting younger feminine kids in bare poses.
Browne has been charged with knowingly having in his possession youngster pornography to wit, 5 anime pictures depicting prepubescent kids in nude poses and interesting in intercourse acts, 4 photographic pictures depicting bare poses of younger teenage females. The offence is opposite to Part 6(1) of the Baby Trafficking and Pornography Act, 1998.
Garda Patrick McDermott gave proof of serving the e-book of proof on Thursday at 10.52am at Letterkenny courthouse.
Sergeant Jim Collins informed the courtroom that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has consented for the accused to be despatched ahead to the subsequent sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Courtroom which commences on October 17, 2023.
Browne was current for the temporary listening to, however didn’t converse. The courtroom heard that he travelled from the UK to attend.
Mr Frank Dorrian, solicitor for Browne, informed the courtroom that the e-book of proof was ‘pretty lean’. Mr Dorrian requested for an adjournment to be able to digest the e-book, noting that there was a chance that his shopper may go ahead on a signed responsible plea.
Choose Éiteáin Cunningham adjourned the matter till October 9, 2023.
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