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A Roscommon man has appeared in court charged with perverting the course of justice in tampering with a urine drink driving sample.

The incident occurred on 5 March – when Gardai questioned two men in connection with tampering with a urine drink driving sample at Roscommon Post Office.

Roscommon District Court today heard that Kevin Rogers of Mote Demesne, Roscommon was charged with intent to pervert the course of justice, in that he tampered with a urine drink driving sample which was posted by An Garda Síochána to the Medical Bureau of Road Safety for analysis.

An application was made for CCTV footage from a post office to be released by Gardaí and provided to the accused’s solicitor.

Garda Inspector Paul Cuttle confirmed to Roscommon District Court that this would be done.

The case has been adjourned until 18 December.