HMA v Rajinder Sidhu

Wednesday, 22 July, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh on 22 July 2015, Lady Wolffe sentenced Rajinder Sidhu to seven years imprisonment after the accused was convicted of rape.

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HMA v Alexander Hilton

Friday, 17 July, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lord Burns sentenced Alexander Hilton to three years imprisonment after he pled guilty to assault by poisoning.

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HMA v Colin McKay

Friday, 17 July, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Edinburgh Lady Wolffe imposed an extended sentence of 10 years on Colin McKay after he was found guilty of a number of rapes and indecent assault. The sentence is composed of a custodial period of 8 years followed by an extended period on supervision of 2 years .

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PF v Gayle Hunter and Elsie Hunter

Monday, 29 June, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At Jedburgh Sheriff Court on 29 June 2015, Sheriff Kevin Drummond QC sentenced Gayle Hunter to two months imprisonment and imposed a Community Payback Order on her mother Elsie Hunter after the two accused made false allegations of domestic abuse.

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HMA v Peter Bernard McDermott

Wednesday, 17 June, 2015
Sentencing Statements

At the High Court in Stirling on 17 June 2015, Lord Uist sentenced Peter McDermott to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 20 years after the accused was found guilty of murdering his father.

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