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Romanian man extradited from France for rape trial in Northern Ireland

A Romanian man has been extradited from France to Northern Ireland to stand trial for a rape in Northern Ireland.

French authorities executed a European arrest warrant in Lyon, in a joint operation with Romanian officials and Northern Ireland police.

The man is sought for trial in Northern Ireland following a rape in the Portadown area in 2014, police said.

The 26-year-old is to appear in Belfast Magistrates' Court on Friday.

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