JURY RETIRES IN LIAM ADAMS SEX ABUSE TRIAL

Liam Adams denies ten charges that he raped and sexually abused his daughter Aine

Liam Adams denies ten charges that he raped and sexually abused his daughter Aine

THE jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of west Belfast man Liam Adams.

The 58-year-old is accused of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter more than 30 years ago.

Adams, of Bernagh Drive, faces a total of ten charges including rape, indecent assault and gross indecency.

The offences are alleged to have happened when his daughter, Áine Adams, was five until she was nine-years-old.

He denies all the charges.

The jury at Belfast Crown Court retired following summing up of the evidence from the prosecution and defence barristers.

The trial has been presided over by Judge Corinne Philpott.

 

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