John Downey’s renewed bail application refused

first_imgDonegal man John Downey, who stands accused of the murder of two UDR soldiers, has been refused bail again. Downey appeared at Belfast Magistrates’ Court today for a renewed bail application, the Belfast Telegraph reports. However, the 67-year-old’s application was denied, despite an unprecedented amount of cash and realisable property being offered.Downey, who has an address in Creeslough Co. Donegal, is charged with murdering two British soldiers in an IRA bomb attack in Enniskillen in 1972. He was extradited to the UK after handing himself into gardaí in October.The bail application heard that £225,000 in cash and a further £500,000 in equity was proposed as sureties. Downey’s defence also said he proposed to live in a property in Belfast belonging to a Sinn Féin Councillor.The application was refused by District Judge Peter Magill.Read more at: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/john-downey-bail-refused-despite-offer-to-live-with-sinn-fein-councillor-and-750k-surety-38716730.htmlJohn Downey’s renewed bail application refused was last modified: December 20th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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