Cookstown businessman faces crown court trial over alleged rape

Dungannon Court
Dungannon Court

A Crown Court trial is underway against a Cookstown businessman accused of the rape and sexual assault of a woman in June 2014.

Desmond Bell of Gortacar Road in the town has been on trial at Dungannon courthouse since Monday.

The 51-year-old allegedly assaulted and raped a woman on June 21, 2014.

It is unclear whether the jury will reach a verdict on the case today.

More on this trial soon.