HMA v Steven Sidebottom

Wednesday, 6 March, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 6 March 2019, Lord Uist sentenced Steven Sidebottom to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 21 years after the accused was found guilty of the murder of Brian McKandie.

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HMA v Gavin Scouler

Friday, 1 March, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh today, 1 March 2019, Lord Summers sentenced Gavin Scouler to an extended sentence of 17 years’ duration, after the accused was found guilty of multiple charges of rape and lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour. The custodial period will be 12 years, which will be followed by an extension period of five years on licence.

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HMA v Gary Ian Modiak

Friday, 1 March, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 1 March 2019, Lord Arthurson sentenced Gary Modiak to seven-and-a-half years’ imprisonment after the accused pled guilty to attempted murder.

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HMA v Ronald Stone

Friday, 1 March, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 28 February 2019, Lord Boyd of Duncansby sentenced Ronald Stone to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 15 years after the accused pled guilty to the murder of Sean Waggett.

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HMA v Wayne Elliot

Thursday, 28 February, 2019
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Glasgow today, 28 February 2019, Lord Arthurson imposed an extended sentence of 12 years’ duration on Wayne Elliot after the accused pled guilty to charges of rape, lewd and libidinous practices and sexual assault against four children. The custodial term will be eight years, which will be followed by an extension period of four years on licence.

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