Ongoing traveller feud could lead to murder according to PSNI

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Facebook By News Highland – October 27, 2018 Facebook Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Derry Magistrates Court has heard that Police believe someone could be murdered as part of an ongoing feud within a family of travellers.The Court was told that Gardai are investigating an incident in a bar in Bridgend, Co Donegal which may be linked to the feud.Eamonn Stokes, 23, of Glengalliagh Park in Derry appeared charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent on a man in Maghera and entering a premises as a trespasser, armed with a machete with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm on October 23rd.A police officer told the court they believed the incident was part of ‘an ongoing feud within the Stokes family.’He outlined several incidents believed to be linked to the feud including a shotgun attack in Derry on August 31st and a large scale fight in Strabane on September 10th.The court also heard that police forces in England were investigating incidents believed also to be linked to this feud and Gardai are said to be investigating a serious assault in a bar in Bridgend in Donegal.The officer said the basis of the feud was a court case in England and said ‘the attacks are an attempt to intimidate family members involved as witnesses in this case.’District Judge Barney McElholm refused bail and Stokes was remanded in custody to appear again on November 22. Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Ongoing traveller feud could lead to murder according to PSNI Previous articleMain Evening News, Sport, Nuacht and Obituaries Friday October 26thNext articleIrish Water notification causes confusion over drinking water supplies in Moville area News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA last_img read more

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