A man has been charged with false imprisonment of a choose in connection with a hoax gun scare at a circle of relatives regulation court docket in Dublin. The defendant, who cannot be named for criminal motives, has been lower back for trial. Judge Susan Ryan of the Circuit Court was presiding on the Phoenix House courts building in Smithfield in Dublin when it needed to be evacuated because of a security alert at round 11.30am on December twentieth ultimate. Armed gardaí and a bomb disposal crew have been known as in to deal with the incident, which ended peacefully. A man in his mid-40s became arrested and brought to the Bridewell Garda station. He regarded at Dublin District Court two days later charged with the fake imprisonment of two ladies involved in felony lawsuits and one depend of threatening to kill or motive critical damage. He turned into then refused bail. In January he changed into in addition charged with unlawful ownership of an imitation gun in reference to the incident. The defendant made his 7th court appearance when he appeared again at Cloverhill District Court on Thursday. An extra fee became delivered in opposition to him for false
imprisonment of Judge Ryan in reference to the incident at Phoenix House. The Director of Public Prosecutions directed trial on indictment on all costs, Judge Victor Blake stated on Thursday. The defendant has now not yet indicated how he’ll plead and there was no software for bail. He become sent forward for trial in custody to the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for his next hearing on April 5th.