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Man Charged With Train Station Attempted Murder
Mr McKinnlay has appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff court charged with the attempted murder of a man after an alleged attack at Haymarket train station. He has also been charged with an assault to the danger of life in relation to a second complainer. No plea was made by the...
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Man Jailed For Possessing Explosive Devices
Mr Carson of Dunoon has received a four year jail term for pleading guilty to offences under theExplosive Substances Act. The man also accepted that he was in possession of an air rifle without a Firearms licence at the High Court in Glasgow. Lady Stacey stated while...
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Man jailed For Shettleston Murder
Mr Allan has been sentenced to a minimum terms of 18 years imprisonment for the murder of an acquaintance of his in Shettleston in Glasgow. A trial took place at the High Court in Glasgow and Mr Allan was found guilty of the 28 year old victim’s murder. The Crown led that...
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Teenager Pleads Guilty To Abduction Charge
A 15 year old who cannot be named due to his age has pled guilty to abducting a woman and holding a knife to her while threatening her. The child was only 14 when the attack took place. The accused pled guilty at the High Court and sentence was deferred for reports to be...
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Mans Death Being Reinvestigated
The death of Mr McLeod is being looked in to further after his body was found 23 years ago. The family have always campaigned for the death to be treated as murder. Police are now seeking fresh information. The body was discovered in 1997 in Caithness. The year after the...
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Taxi Driver Jailed For Rape
Mr Chowdhury has been sentenced to a six year period of imprisoned and placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely after been found guilty of rape at the High Court in Aberdeen last November. The complainer was drunk and did not consent to the conduct of the accused....
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Three Jailed For Edinburgh Murder
Mr McMillan, 20 along with two teenagers have received life sentences for murdering a Edinburgh pensioner. Mr McMillan was ordered to serve at least 18 years while the teenagers were ordered to served 17 years and 3 months and 17 year sentences. The victim who was in his...
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Diversion For Prosecution Cases Rise
DIVERSION FOR PROSECUTION CASES RISE A new report, ‘Criminal justice social work statistics in Scotland: 2018-19’ has confirmed that the number of cases that have been diverted from prosecution and dealt with in a different manner has risen in the last two years...
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Edinburgh Museums Targeted By Unknown Individual
The National Museum of Scotland is being investigated after glue was found on in the baby changing facilities. A child’s snowsuit became stuck to the changing facility and Police Scotland has confirmed glue was applied to different areas of the bathroom. Police Scotland...
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Man Arrested For Cumberland Shooting
A 23 year old has been arrested for a firearms offence due to a shooting that took place in Cumbernauld. Two people were injured and a dog was killed as a result of the offence. Police Scotland has confirmed the case is pending further...
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