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Irish defence forces to discharge soldier who attacked woman and avoided jail

Irish defence forces to discharge soldier who attacked woman and avoided jail



Suspended sentence last month for Cathal Crotty over attack in Limerick prompted protests across IrelandIreland’s defence forces are to discharge a soldier who avoided jail after brutalising a woman in a random street attack in a case that provoked a national outcry.Senior army officers have completed dismissal proceedings against Cathal Crotty, 22, who is to be formally discharged on Thursday, Irish media reported. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jul/09/cathal-crotty-irish-defence-forces-to-discharge-soldier-who-attacked-woman

Author : Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

Publish date : 2024-07-09 12:33:15

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