A book of evidence was served yesterday in the case against a man accused of taking part in a serious attack on a young man as his iPhone was taken.
24-year-old Manuel Ulian of Croaghtamore Gardens, Pouladuff Road, Cork, appeared before Cork District Court by video link from prison.
Under new legislation governing court appearances it was confirmed that a book of evidence was served on Ulian while he was in prison.
Sergeant Pat Lyons confirmed service of the book of evidence. Ulian’s solicitor, Eddie Burke, was present in court to represent the accused.
Judge Olann Kelleher told Ulian that if wanted to put forward an alibi defence then certain notices would have to be given to the state in advance of the trial.
The case was sent forward to the forthcoming sittings of Cork Circuit Criminal Court commencing on October 27.
Garda Kevin Hastings charged Ulian with assault causing harm to the injured party on December 7 2019 at Pouladuff Road where the victim had of an i-Phone7 and wallet containing cards and ID taken from him.
It was alleged at the time that the young man was extensively injured.
Two other men appeared on earlier dates at Cork District Court charged with their alleged parts in the same crime.