Wednesday 18 October 2017

Husband pleads not guilty to attempted murder of his wife

Natasha Reid

A 45-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his wife in Dublin almost two years ago.

Lounes Ouachek of St Dominic’s Terrace, Tallaght is charged with the attempted murder of Ruta Ouachek (32) at that address on August 23rd 2012.

The Algerian was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court yesterday (Monday) and entered a plea of guilty.

Mr Justice Paul Carney adjourned sentencing until July 14th and directed that the victim’s evidence would be adduced by video link.

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