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Northern bank robbery trial adjourned

Published 08/09/2008

Chris Ward was interviewed on BBC's Spotlight programme. He described how he had been held captive in the run-up to the raid and said he was completely innocent
Chris Ward was interviewed on BBC's Spotlight programme. He described how he had been held captive in the run-up to the raid and said he was completely innocent

The trial of a 26-year-old man accused of the £26m Northern Bank robbery has been adjourned until tomorrow at Belfast Crown Court.

The adjournment is to formalise agreements on arrangements for giving evidence.

Christopher Ward, a former bank official from Poleglass in west Belfast, denies robbing the bank in December 2004.

He is also charged with falsely imprisoning bank colleague Kevin McMullan and his wife Karen.

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