Walsh grope accuser back in court

A man who accused 'X Factor' judge Louis Walsh of groping him in a nightclub is due back in court today.

A man who accused 'X Factor' judge Louis Walsh of groping him in a nightclub is due back in court today.

Leonard Watters is charged with knowingly making a false report to gardaí that the pop music mogul indecently assaulted him on a night out in the Krystle nightclub in Dublin.

The 24-year-old unemployed man will appear before Dublin District Court this morning, where his case is expected to be adjourned to a later date.

He is on bail on condition that he does not contact Walsh or any member of Westlife.

Watters, from Navan in Co Meath, is accused of making the allegation against Walsh at Harcourt Terrace Garda Station in the city centre on June 20.

He was charged under section 12 of the Criminal Law Act on June 29.

Penalties for the alleged offence range from a €500 fine to five years in prison.

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