Paralympians in Antrim charged with sexual assault

Updated: August 22, 2012

Three men from the Jordanian paralympic squad will appear before Coleraine Magistrates Court today after being charged following sexual assault allegations.

The three men, aged 36, 35 and 23 are part of Jordan’s squad using the Antrim Forum training facilities along with representatives from Kuwait, Qatar, Algeria, Djibouti, Oman, Egypt, Sudan, Mexico, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

The men were due to leave Northern Ireland today to begin the final week of their preparations for the games.

The BBC lists the charges as follows:
The 23-year-old-man has been charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child, one count of sexual assault against a woman and voyeurism.

The 35-year-old man has been charged with two counts of causing sexual activity with a child.

The 36-year-old man has been charged with one count of sexual assault against a woman.

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