Lecturer assaults student on football pitch

18 February 2010

A former postgraduate student at the University of Limerick has been assaulted by a lecturer during a friendly six-a-side football match. Frederic Royall, a senior lecturer in French at the University, has pleaded guilty to assaulting Hooman Reyhani on August 3rd, 2007. Mr Reyhani, who has a PhD in electronic engineering from the university, had previously refused compensation from Mr Royall in the form of a cheque for 10,000 Euro.