The Lord Advocate, the Right Honourable James Wolffe QC, today visited Edinburgh Women’s Aid in Stockbridge, Edinburgh which coincides with the Domestic Abuse Bill reaching its third and final stage at the Scottish Parliament.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has been named top public sector employer in Scotland for the fifth year running and 15th overall in the UK in the 2018 Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index.
A 50 year-old man who subjected his partners to abuse has been sentenced to seven years in jail.
A man caught with drugs and firearms has been given an order designed to prevent him returning to crime when he is released from jail.
William Wilson was jailed for five years last month after he admitted two of charges of supplying drugs and two firearms offences.
A 37 year-old man has been told he will serve at least 14 years in prison following the murder of a man in Edinburgh.
A man has been jailed for trying to send £230,000 of illegally acquired cash to England.
Kevin Foley was sentenced to four years imprisonment at Glasgow High Court today after previously admitting an offence under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
A 67 year-old man who subjected his wife to decades of abuse has been sentenced to three years in jail.
John Ormond was found guilty of 12 charges related to the physical abuse of his wife over a period of almost three decades.
A 42 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment and told he must serve a minimum of 23 years in jail for murdering his mother.
The High Court in Glasgow heard that in the late evening of 11 February 2017 William Kelly assaulted his mother and set her alight at the home they shared in Kilmarnock.