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'Slave' injected with heroin and forced to sell it on streets; Regency Hotel accused bailed; Man charged after takeaway stabbing

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Gun-toting Gintas Vengalis was the leader of the people-trafficking and drug gang in Belfast

Here are the top stories from across this evening.. .

  • Man trafficked to Ireland as slave, injected with heroin and forced to sell it on streets

Lukas says he was blindfolded each morning and driven to various locations with instructions to sell heroin from 10am until 10pm.

He was beaten and ordered to sell the deadly drug around the streets of Ulster for 12 hours every day by his Lithuanian gang bosses.

  • Man accused of facilitating David Byrne murder at Regency Hotel granted €10k bail

Patrick Dowdall, is due to go on trial in October with his son Jonathan Dowdall, a former Sinn Fein councillor.

  • Mairead Ronan says she'll 'regret' leaving Today FM in the future

The radio presenter left the station in December after 17 years in order to spend more time with her husband Louis, her son Darragh, and her young daughters Eliza and Bonnie.

  • Dad-of-three charged following alleged feud stabbing at Longford takeaway

Patrick Stokes (27) who wore a grey hoodie and blue tracksuit bottoms sat impassively throughout today's hearing.

  • Rape trial: Jury convicts four men of range of sexual assaults of teen girl

After just under nine hours of deliberations the jury found the four defendants guilty of a number of charges.

  • Conor McGregor charged with two counts of dangerous driving

The UFC star appeared at Blanchardstown Court earlier today.

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