A 62 year old, who was the first juror to be prosecuted under the Bribery Act 2010, has been sentenced to six years in prison.
The manager of a tyre recycling company has been has been ordered to carry out 300 of hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback Order and the company he worked for fined £27,000 after illegally depositing, baling and storing waste tyres.
A retired priest has been jailed for a total of nine years for sexually abusing a number of boys and a student priest.
A former hospital consultant, who stored a cache of deadly weapons at his home, has been jailed for 12 years.
A 41 year-old man has been ordered to carry out 200 of hours of unpaid work under a Community Payback Order for illegally storing waste at a site in Perthshire.
Four men have been sentenced to a total of 29 years for offences including abduction, holding workers in servitude, and assault.
John Dunn, Deputy Crown Agent last night accepted an award on behalf of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) who were once again named as Scotland’s public sector champion in the 2018 Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index.