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Man accused of breaching bail by attending Derry Halloween parade

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court accused of breaching his bail conditions

A MAN whose bail conditions prohibit him from attending any parade or police operation has appeared in court accused of breaching his bail.

Jude McCrory (21), of Magowan Park in Derry, who is on bail charged with taking part in an illegal parade on Easter Monday, was charged with breaching bail on October 31 by attending the Halloween parade in the city.

A police officer said McCrory was observed at the parade on October 31 at 7.45pm.

Defence solicitor Derwin Harvey said his client was working as a steward at another Halloween event and was making his way there at the time.

Judge Barney McElholm ruled there was no breach.

McCrory will appear again on November 7.

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