HMA v Peter Conoboy

Tuesday, 4 August, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today (4 August 2020) Lord Matthews sentenced Peter Conoboy to 2 years and 3 months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to placing a suspicious package in the foyer of a multi-occupant residential building as a bomb hoax.

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HMA v Gary Grimes

Thursday, 30 July, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today (30 July 2020) Lord Matthews sentenced Gary Grimes to 3 years and 9 months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a man to his severe injury, permanent disfigurement and to the danger of his life.

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HMA v DL

Wednesday, 29 July, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today (29 July 2020) Lord Arthurson imposed an extended sentence of 12 years on DL, with a custodial term of detention of 5 years and an extension period of 7 years after he pleaded guilty to three charges of rape.

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PF v BP Exploration Operating Company (‘BP’)

Tuesday, 28 July, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At Aberdeen Sheriff Court today (28 July) Sheriff Graeme Napier imposed a fine of £7000 on BP Exploration Operating Company (‘BP’) after the accused company pleaded guilty to having committed a contravention of the Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control) Regulations 2005 and the Pollution Control Act 1996.

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HMA v Fayyadh Abdulazizi Alkhaeriji

Tuesday, 28 July, 2020
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today Lord Matthews admonished Fayyadh Abdulazizi Alkhaeriji after the accused pleaded guilty to causing death and extreme injury whilst driving without due care and attention. He also pleaded guilty to driving without insurance. The accused was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 3 years and 9 months.

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