High Court rules detention of man found with false travel documents is lawful

High Court rules detention of man found with false travel documents is lawful

The High Court has ruled that the detention of a man found in a Dublin apartment with alleged false travel documents is lawful.

Naoufal Fassih, a Dutch national of Moroccan origin, was arrested earlier this month with a fake passport, ID card and over €12,000 in cash.

Gardaí also said he was wearing runners worth €800 and a €40,000 special edition watch.

Two other expensive Rolex watches were also found at the apartment on Baggot Street.

He claimed he was not given an opportunity to put his case forward properly before his application was refused last week.

However, Mr Justice Seamus Noonan decided this was not an “accurate account” of what happened and ruled his detention was lawful.


More in this Section

Varadkar: Hard border on island of Ireland post-Brexit will be UK’s faultVaradkar: Hard border on island of Ireland post-Brexit will be UK’s fault

West cork gardaí seek to honour young people for outstanding voluntary community work West cork gardaí seek to honour young people for outstanding voluntary community work

1,000 public sector jobs created as a direct result of Brexit, says new report1,000 public sector jobs created as a direct result of Brexit, says new report

Fermoy teens missing in forest found using infared equipmentFermoy teens missing in forest found using infared equipment


Lifestyle

He has helped numerous couples blossom on their big day and florist and wedding specialist Peter Tora had no shortage ofexperience in planning his own nuptial celebration with Brendan O’Sullivan, writes Eve Kelliher.Wedding of the week: Love blossoms for florist Peter and his groom Brendan

The demands of daily life do not cease upon diagnosis of cancer, says social worker Denis Spillane, who works with cancer patients of the Mercy University Hospital, and says financial worries add to their stress.Making Cents: The financial cost of a cancer diagnosis

In January of 1994, RTÉ reporter Tommie Gorman was given a diagnosis that would change his life.Examine Yourself: Getting cancer made sense of everything for Tommie Gorman

In aid of Cancer Awareness Week, we convinced four of our columnists to bare all for our Examine Yourself campaign.Examine Yourself: Baring all for Cancer Awareness Week

More From The Irish Examiner