JournalismPakistan.com February 26, 2014
A 50-year-old journalist has appeared in court in the Republic of Ireland charged with 50 sex offences involving teenage girls, the BBC reported Tuesday.
The man, who cannot be identified at this stage of the proceedings, was arrested just after 09:00 GMT and taken to Ballymun Garda Station in Dublin.
After caution, he made no reply to the charges.
He faces seven charges of engaging in a sexual act with an underage child on dates in 2011.
The man also faces three charges of sexual assault against the same person on dates in 2007 at a number of locations, including a hotel car park in Dublin, and in Donegal.
He faces 40 charges relating to child exploitation, including inducing or coercing a child to engage in the production of child pornography and inducing or coercing her to engage in a sexual, indecent or obscene act.
These offences are alleged to have occurred between 2008 and 2011.
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