LIAM ADAMS GUILTY: COURT HEARD ABOUT DRAMATIC BUNCRANA CONFRONTATION

first_imgLIAM Adams has been found guilty of raping and assaulting his own daughter by a jury in Belfast today.Adams, the brother of Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, had denied the charges.But a jury of nine men and three women found him guilty. The court had heard how Gerry Adams had gone with his niece Aine to Buncrana in Co Donegal 20 years ago to confront Liam Adams.He was living in the town at the time.Aine had claimed her uncle Gerry had threatened Liam with a hammer after hearing of the abuse allegations.The Sinn Fein leader denied threatening violence during the trial.Liam Adams, from Bernagh Drive in Belfast, had denied all 10 charges – three of rape, three of gross indecency and four of indecent assault.The offences took place between March 1977 and March 1983 when his daughter Aine was aged between four and nine years old.Liam Adams was remanded in custody.LIAM ADAMS GUILTY: COURT HEARD ABOUT DRAMATIC BUNCRANA CONFRONTATION was last modified: October 1st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more