We can confirm the unconditional release of our client who had been detained in Strand Road PSNI station since yesterday.
Ciarán Shiels of Madden & Finucane said today:
“Our client provided a detailed and comprehensive account of his movements and interaction with the unfortunate victim in this case, who we understand is fighting for his life in intensive care.
“It should be noted that our client took significant steps to give whatever assistance and comfort he could to the defenceless victim in this case.
“Terrible injuries have been inflicted on the individual and it has been reported that he is currently fighting for his life in the Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.
“We understand that the CCTV which has now been obtained by investigators fully corroborates our client’s account.”