Man extradited to UK to face child abuse charges

An Irishman wanted on suspicion of child abuse has been extradited to the United Kingdom. The Czech police handed Patrick Burnell over to their British counterparts at Prague Airport on Tuesday, a few weeks after he was arrested in the Czech capital. Mr Burnell, who is believed to have been living in Prague for two years, is to face 16 charges of having sex with girls of 12 and 13.

Author: Ian Willoughby