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Gardaí seek help to trace sex offender

Gardaí at Henry St in Limerick are seeking help in tracing convicted sex offender, Mian Mujahid Ali Shahid (commonly known as Mian Shahid) following a request for assistance from the UK Police. It is believed Mian, who is a 19 year old Pakistani national, travelled to Ireland from Scotland earlier this year. He was last seen in the Foynes areas of Limerick on August 11 last. Mian Shahid was convicted (in his absence) at Stafford Crown Court on April 13 last of two counts of sexual assault of a female (18 years of age). A warrant was issued for his arrest on April 14. On May 20, at the same court, he was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for this offence, also in his absence. “Following the receipt of a European arrest warrant, gardaí have carried out extensive enquires but have failed to establish his current whereabouts. Our enquiries would indicate that he is still in this jurisdiction. Gardaí continue …

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Sex offender’s behaviour to be monitored

A MAN who admitted spending nights at an address other than the one provided to gardaí, in contravention of the Sex Offenders Act 2001, had his case adjourned at Ennis District Court on Wednesday. The charge was admitted by the defendant but his solicitor, John Casey claimed he hadn’t properly understood the requirement upon him and regretted it greatly. The court heard that the defendant had been away from the Ennis address provided for more than seven nights between February 14 and March 30, without notifying gardaí. Speaking to the court, Mr Casey said the defendant had been careless about the terms he is bound by and hadn’t understood that staying overnight would be a breach, if he wasn’t changing his address. It was claimed he had been staying overnight at the house of a partner in another part of Ennis and had been returning to the address gardaí were aware of, where he was arrested. The defendant apologised to …

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Prison term for failing to notify change of address

A-35-year old sex offender, who has been living in the Ennis area but failed to comply with a requirement for him to notify a change of his address with the gardaí, has this week received a four month prison term. The defendant, who is currently of no fixed abode, initially appeared before Ennis District Court on Wednesday charged under the Sex Offenders Act 2001 with failing to notify a change of address between December 4, 2014 and December 14, 2014. On that date, Detective Garda John Casey outlined to the court that the defendant was convicted in the Central Criminal  Court on April 25, 2005 and was placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register. Following his release from his sentence charges of sexual assault and rape of a male person, the defendant was required under the Sex Offenders Act 2001 to notify gardaí of his home address. Detective Casey said the defendant had spent three nights sleeping rough in Ennis town, …

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Sex offender failed to notify change of address

A 35-year-old sex offender, who has been living in the Ennis area, has appeared before the district court, having failed to comply with a requirement for him to notify a change of address with the gardaí. The defendant, who is currently of no fixed abode, appeared before Ennis District Court on Wednesday charged under the Sex Offenders Act 2001 with failing to notify a change of address between December 4, 2014 and December 14, 2014. Detective Garda John Casey outlined that the defendant was convicted in the Central Criminal Court on April 25, 2005 and was placed on the Sex Offenders Register. Following his release from his sentence on charges of sexual assault and rape of a male person, the defendant was required, under the Sex Offenders Act 2001, to notify gardaí of his home address. Detective Casey said the defendant had spent three nights sleeping rough in Ennis and had also spent a number of nights at the acute …

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Gardaí dispel ‘malicious rumour’ on sex offender

GARDAÍ have dispelled a “malicious rumour” that convicted and notorious sex offender Larry Murphy is residing in  Ennis. They have described accounts suggesting that this notorious sex offender is living in the Ennis area as “untrue”. Sergeant Joe Downey this week confirmed that the gardaí have investigated this rumour, and can categorically state, that this man is not in Ennis and neither is he related to any person in Ennis. “Certain malicious comments have appeared on social media sites and on the internet concerning this man’s whereabouts, and to who  might be related to him in this town. The rumours are untrue,” he said, He added that the gardaí would like to caution people, who may be posting comments  or circulating information suggesting this man is in Ennis on any website, that they may be putting themselves at risk of civil suit. “This man is not in Ennis town and he is not related to anyone residing in Ennis town,” Sergeant …

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