Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 12 July 2014

Two men accused of brothel robberies remanded with consent to bail

Two men have been remanded in custody with consent to bail on charges of robbery at a number of brothels in the Capital.

It's alleged 29 year-old James Mulhall of Ardmore Walk in Tallaght and another man Paul Draper of Fortunestown Close in Tallaght posed as clients and robbed from women who worked in the premises.

The two men were arrested yesterday morning in connection with a number of robberies in brothels around Dublin over the past two and a half months.

They were taken to store street Garda station where they were charged last night on a number of counts of robbery to which they made no reply.

It's alleged they went into the premises posing as clients and took cash and mobile phones.

Gardai objected to bail citing the seriousness of the charges but their solicitor asked the judge to fix bail and mentioned that James Mulhall was taking care of his own two children as well as four of his sister's.

The judge remanded them in custody with consent to bail until next Thursday attaching a number of strict conditions.

Including that they stay away from certain areas of the city and that they abide by a curfew between the hours of 7pm and 8am.

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