Eyebrows raised as Omar Sharif is called to appear at Limerick Court

OMAR Sharif is due before Limerick District Court to face a number of road traffic offences.

OMAR Sharif is due before Limerick District Court to face a number of road traffic offences.

There were raised eyebrows in the courtroom when the defendant, who shares his name with the Egyptian actor who played the title role in Doctor Zhivago, was called last week.

Garda Keith King of Mayorstone Garda Station stopped a 99 CN registered vehicle being driven by Mr Sharif on Clare Street on October 24, 2009.

The matter was adjourned by Judge Tom O'Donnell who asked that Mr Sharif, who gave his address as Atlas House, McCowens Lane, Tralee, be notified so that he is in court in Limerick on January 13.