Two  men have been charged with the murder of a man whose body was found wrapped in a carpet and dumped in a field in Co Meath.

Viorel Doroscan and Otniel Richardo Clejan appeared in court today accused of murdering Mahamud Ilyas (22) whose remains were found on farmland near the Co Dublin border last month.

The two accused, both aged 21, were remanded in custody for a week.

Mr Doroscan of Bay Meadows, Hollystown and Mr Clejan from Verdemont, Blanchardstown, both in west Dublin are charged with murdering Mr Ilyas on December 9 last year, the day before his body was found.

He is alleged to have been killed at another address at Verdemont, Blanchardstown.