Man jailed for historic abuse of pupils at East Lothian school
Michael Murphy was today jailed for 7 years for physically and sexually abusing a number of boys in his care at St Joseph’s residential school in Tranent, East Lothian between January 1971 and July 1985.
Known as Brother Benedict or Brother Ben, Murphy, who is now retired and in his 80’s, was a member of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian schools also known as the De La Salle Brotherhood.
Glasgow-based logistics company to pay £2.2 million after self-reporting over bribery and failure to prevent bribery
The Civil Recovery Unit will recover £2.2 million, under an agreed civil settlement with a Glasgow-based company which accepted that it had obtained business through unlawful conduct. The recovered funds will be used for community projects across Scotland.
Braid Group (Holdings) Limited (“Braid”) is the parent holding company for various subsidiary companies, including Braid Logistics (UK) Limited (“Braid UK”), which is based in Glasgow. Braid UK specialises in freight and logistics.
Mark Reid, 45, was sentenced to four months imprisonment and disqualified from having custody of a dog for six years at Perth Sheriff Court today for using dogs to hunt wild brown hares in November of last year.