A POLISH man living In Merthyr Tydfil has been remanded into custody after being accused of rape.

It is alleged that Dariusz Janusz Wègrzyn of Lower Thomas Street had sex with a woman between December 2020 and March 2021 without her consent.

As well as two counts of rape, Wègrzyn is also accused of harassing a woman between March 31 and April 3, 2021, when having bail conditions not to do so.

Magistrates in Cardiff court adjourned the matter for trial at Cardiff Crown Court on May 4, refusing bail to the 40-year-old, due to the seriousness of the alleged crimes.