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Man Who Raped Neighbour Jailed
Mr Reid who raped and physically assaulted his 63 year old neighbour had been sentenced to four years and three months imprisonment at the High Court in Glasgow. Mr Reid plead guilty to the crime and has previous convictions of a similar nature, having been previously...
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Complainers To Be Heard In Court
It has been announced there will be a consultation regarding how complainers make their views known to the court via victim statements after an accused has been found guilty or pled guilty to a crime that had an impact on them. Currently in Scotland this is only available...
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Sheriff Sentences Man In Back Of Van
SHERIFF SENTENCES MAN IN BACK OF VAN A Sheriff at Selkirk Sheriff Court was forced to sentence Mr Long in the back of a prison van after he refused to leave. Mr Long had been found guilty of an assault involving a machete. Mr Long’s behaviour was reported to be...
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Further Man Appears In Court Over Puppy Theft
Mr Kinsella has appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court charged with the theft of eight puppies and carrying a blade in public. The bulldog puppies were stolen from a Castlemilk home when children were present and the accused persons were said to be in possession of a knife....
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Two Men Jailed For Culpable Homicide
Mr Stephen Mack and his nephew, Mr Jackson Mack, have been jailed for 11 and 10 years respectfully for culpable homicide. Originally both men were tried for murder. Both men have been convicted of attacking Mr Anderson striking him with a machete. Lady Rae had stated when...
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Police Launch Murder and Abduction Appeal
Police Scotland have launched an appeal after a North Lanarkshire man, aged 59, was abducted then later found near death on the street. The man who was found on an Airdrie street was taken to hospital where he later died. It is alleged he was forced in to a dark coloured...
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FAI Raises Concerns
Justice Spokesperson for the Lib Dems, Mr McArther, has written in an open letter to the Lord Advocate highlighting concerns published on the fatal accident enquiry in to the death of HMP Prisoner, Allan Marshall. His death was in 2015 as a result of a heart attack....
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University To Hold Inquiry In To Handling Abuse Allegations
The University of Strathclyde have stated they will hold an inquiry in to the handling of complaints of sexual misconduct after a former professor, Mr O'Gorman, was convicted of sexual assaults against students at Edinburgh Sheriff Court last week. Mr O’Gorman was...
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Woman Charged With Attemted Murder
A 34-year-old woman, Ms Brown, has been charged with an attempted murder after an attack on an elderly man on his doorstep at his Glasgow Home. The man was taken to hospital as a result of serious injuries and has now been described as stable. The woman has appeared at...
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Armed Robbery in Greenock
Police Scotland are appealing for information in relation to an alleged armed robbery that took place on a Greenock shop in Belville Street last Saturday. One man in his early twenties had entered the shop masked and threatened the workers before leaving with a small sum of...
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