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Lords peer Ken Maginnis charged with assault

Fformer Ulster Unionist Lord Ken Maginnis of Drumglass who has appeared in court on an assault charge

Fformer Ulster Unionist Lord Ken Maginnis of Drumglass who has appeared in court on an assault charge

A House of Lords peer has appeared in court on an assault charge, it was revealed.

Former Ulster Unionist Lord Ken Maginnis of Drumglass, 75, is accused of common assault, a Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service spokeswoman said.

He attended Dungannon Magistrates’ Court in Co Tyrone today. The alleged incident happened on 7 June last year.

The defendant is from Park Lane in Dungannon.

A courts service spokeswoman said: “He faces one charge of common assault against Keith Kirk.”

 
 
 

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