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Tweed jailed for eight years

PACEMAKER BELFAST   16/11/2012
Former Ulster and Irish Rugby International David Tweed arrives at Antrim court this morning. Mr Tweed is charged with a string of sexual offenses against two women a number of years ago when they were underage. mr tweed denies all charges
Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

PACEMAKER BELFAST 16/11/2012 Former Ulster and Irish Rugby International David Tweed arrives at Antrim court this morning. Mr Tweed is charged with a string of sexual offenses against two women a number of years ago when they were underage. mr tweed denies all charges Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

FORMER Ballymena Councillor David Tweed has been jailed for a total of eight years for sexually abusing two girls.

Tweed, who was a former international rugby player, had been convicted before Christmas.

A total sentence of eight years was handed down for the offences which took place over an eight year period.

 
 
 

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