A 30-year-old migrant appeared at Dublin County Court yesterday charged with stabbing, reports RTE.
The attack took place at the northern end of Grafton Street, near the junction with Wicklow Street in central Dublin, around 9am.
The 30-year-old man suffered multiple stab wounds during the alleged attack and was taken to St James’s Hospital for treatment.
His injuries are described as non-life threatening, reports RTE.
Mohammed Akruf, of Dublin’s Lower Rathmines Road, was arrested at 9.20am yesterday at the Green Lewis stop in St Stephen’s.
Mr Akrouf, who is from Algeria and moved to Ireland last November, appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon and was charged with damage to and possession of a knife.
Martin O’Rourke, of Pearse Street Garda Station, told the court that the defendant did not respond when approached and warned.
Attorney Danica Keenane applied for bail for her client, which was opposed by Garda O’Rourke due to the seriousness of the charges.
Judge Michelle Finan denied bail due to the seriousness of the charges, reports RTE.
He held Mr Akruf in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court on 25 August.
Judge Finan also granted free legal aid to the defendant.
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