A 41-YEAR-OLD man charged with making indecent images of children has appeared in court.

Johan Beckers, of Kirkhall Lane, Leigh has been charged with three offences in relation to making indecent images.

Beckers appeared before Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Thursday, February 20.

Beckers is accused of making 34 category A indecent images, 18 category B images and 4,761 category C images.

He is accused of making the images in May 2017.

The case has been passed on to Bolton Crown Court where Beckers is next due to appear on Wednesday, March 18.

He has been granted conditional bail until then.