A remorseful sex offender could face jail over his festive holiday to a luxury Red Sea resort.
Instead of tucking into a turkey dinner, John Meek spent Christmas relaxing on a beach at Sharm El Shiekh in Egypt.
But the 50-year-old, from the sprawling Rathcoole estate on the outskirts of north Belfast, has since been charged with failing to inform the police about his trip abroad.
Because he is a convicted sex offender, Meek has to tell the authorities about any plans he has to travel overseas.
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