Man sent for trial on indecent charges

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A 41 year old man has been sent for trial on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography.

John Norton, Mullaghbane Road, Armagh, appeared last Friday at a preliminary enquiry at Craigavon courthouse.

Norton faces three charges of alleged possession of a prohibited image of a child, six charges of possessing an indecent photograph of a child and 12 charges of distributing indecent photographs of a child.

Norton had no objection to the hearing of a preliminary enquiry and refused the opportunity to give evidence or call witnesses.

He was remanded on his own bail of £750 to appear for arraignment at Craigavon Crown Court on September 4.