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Liam Adams extradition hearing at the High Court

The 55-year-old is wanted by the PSNI on 18 charges in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of his daughter 30 years ago.

File photo dated 21 April 2010 of Liam Adams.
File photo dated 21 April 2010 of Liam Adams.
Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

THE HIGH COURT has begun hearing a legal challege by republican Liam Adams, the brother of Sinn Féin president and TD Gerry Adams, to his extradition to Northern Ireland.

Liam Adams, 55, is wanted by the PSNI in connection with allegations he sexually abused his daughter between 1977 and 1983 and a European Arrest Warrant was issued last year, the BBC reports.

He denies all of the 18 charges being brought against him.

The court heard that his daughter, who was aged between five and ten at the time of the alleged abuse, made an initial complaint to police back in 1987, RTÉ reports.

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