A crime gang involved in trafficking quarter of a million pounds worth of drugs into Scotland has been jailed and restrictions imposed on the gang leader.
The Lord Advocate has welcomed a new initiative that aims to ensure complex High Court cases are kept within reasonable time limits.
Lady Dorrian, the Lord Justice Clerk, introduced this year’s first High Court practice note, “The Management of Lengthy or Complex Criminal Cases” at a gathering of judges and practitioners in the High Court in Glasgow.
Castle Douglas High School last night won the national final of the 2018 COPFS’s Schools Public Speaking Competition, despite a valiant effort from Shawlands Academy and Kirkcaldy High School.
A 27-year- old Edinburgh man was today jailed for exposing partners to the risk of HIV.
The sister of an Ayrshire woman, who was found dead in the home they shared, has been sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder.
A company director who was jailed for submitting false VAT claims has been ordered to repay nearly £190,000.
A former hotel owner has been ordered to repay the money he made from trafficking workers from South Asia.
Five men have been jailed for life and another convicted of culpable homicide following the death of a man in Fraserburgh.
A 32-year-old man who tried to import an illegal firearm from America has been jailed for three and a half years.