« BackKerry man on trial for rape denies going on a personal vendetta

By DubhEire (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia CommonsA Kerry man on trial for raping a woman has denied that he went on a personal vendetta to get her to withdraw her allegations against him.

The man has pleaded not  guilty at the Central Criminal Court to oral rape and sexual assault of the woman who was a sex worker,  in a hotel room in Dublin city on March 28th, 2010.

He also denied two counts of threatening or putting in fear a witness in a garda investigation on dates between April 29th and May 28th, 2010.