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heraldscotland
Two Sheku Bayoh officers 'on sick leave a year on'in terms of their pay". A Pirc spokesman said the probe was ongoing and added:
Two Sheku Bayoh officers 'on sick leave a year on'
heraldscotland / Posted 8 hours ago
in terms of their pay". A Pirc spokesman said the probe was ongoing and added: “An interim report was submitted to the Crown Office on August 7. "The Commissioner continues to act on the instructions of the Lord Advocate and a further report... Read more
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Daily Record
Copper in Sheku Bayoh scandal takes Celtic selfie on sick leave one year after incident and insists she is still traumatisedfull Police ­Investigation and Review Commissioner’s report into Sheku’s death
Copper in Sheku Bayoh scandal takes Celtic selfie on sick leave one year after incident and insists she is still traumatised
Daily Record / Posted 23 hours ago
full Police ­Investigation and Review Commissioner’s report into Sheku’s death is still to be ­submitted to the Crown Office. It is understood the report is still some weeks away. Action could follow, including a fatal accident inquiry,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Riddle deepens over Ruth Davidson and allegations of referendum election fraudand had a "dual role" as both subjects of the investigation and as witnesses.
Riddle deepens over Ruth Davidson and allegations of referendum election fraud
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
and had a "dual role" as both subjects of the investigation and as witnesses. Davidson was interviewed by police after the Crown Office instructed that there should be an investigation after she said on a television that postal vote "tallies" were... Read more
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Daily Record
Family of businessman slam decision to treat hunt for killers as cold caseQC for refusing to meet the family to explain the decision. He said: “He’s obli
Family of businessman slam decision to treat hunt for killers as cold case
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
QC for refusing to meet the family to explain the decision. He said: “He’s oblivious to my mother’s suffering.” The Crown Office denied that the case had been mothballed and said their specialist cold case team was “recognised... Read more
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Daily Record
Fraudster stripped of diamonds, Rolex watches and properties by Scottish courtDecker were dropped in favour of pursuing him in the civil courts. The Court o
Fraudster stripped of diamonds, Rolex watches and properties by Scottish court
Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Decker were dropped in favour of pursuing him in the civil courts. The Court of Session in Edinburgh has now granted the Crown Office permission to seize 77 assets from Decker including diamonds, Rolex watches, properties and bank accounts... Read more
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Scotsman
M9 crash victim’s family criticise Nicola Sturgeon over tragedyPirc is expected to conclude its investigation into the incident in the coming
M9 crash victim’s family criticise Nicola Sturgeon over tragedy
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Pirc is expected to conclude its investigation into the incident in the coming weeks. A report will be submitted to the Crown Office. {* traditionalRegistration_firstName *} {* traditionalRegistration_lastName *} {*... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow doctor accused of slapping and pushing patient in A&Eon Dr Anderson as he was not working in our health board when the alleged incid
Glasgow doctor accused of slapping and pushing patient in A&E
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
on Dr Anderson as he was not working in our health board when the alleged incident took place.” A spokesman for the Crown Office said there was no record of any pending criminal proceedings against the medic. The GMC opened their case... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scots doctor accused of slapping and pushing patient in A&Eon Dr Anderson as he was not working in our health board when the alleged incid
Scots doctor accused of slapping and pushing patient in A&E
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
on Dr Anderson as he was not working in our health board when the alleged incident took place.” A spokesman for the Crown Office said there was no record of any pending criminal proceedings against the medic. The GMC opened their case... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
"Black-out" driver who killed pensioner lodges appeal against conviction“I can confirm that Vincent Friel has lodged an appeal against conviction. “Th
"Black-out" driver who killed pensioner lodges appeal against conviction
EveningTimes Online / Posted 17 days ago
“I can confirm that Vincent Friel has lodged an appeal against conviction. “This is still at the preliminary stage of collecting documents and no hearing date has yet been set.” The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service declined to c... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lawyers warn of "malicious complaints" risk from new domestic abuse offencethat or recognising it." Currently there is no statutory criminal offence of "
Lawyers warn of "malicious complaints" risk from new domestic abuse offence
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
that or recognising it." Currently there is no statutory criminal offence of "domestic abuse", although figures from the Crown Office show that a total of 36,552 charges relating to domestic abuse were reported to them by Police Scotland in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Lawyers warns of "malicious complaints" risk from new domestic abuse offencethat or recognising it." Currently there is no statutory criminal offence of "
Lawyers warns of "malicious complaints" risk from new domestic abuse offence
heraldscotland / Posted 19 days ago
that or recognising it." Currently there is no statutory criminal offence of "domestic abuse", although figures from the Crown Office show that a total of 36,552 charges relating to domestic abuse were reported to them by Police Scotland in... Read more
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Scotsman
Concerns voiced over Scottish NHS ‘marking its own homework’the only part of the UK where the Health and Safety Executive cannot bring its
Concerns voiced over Scottish NHS ‘marking its own homework’
Scotsman / Posted 22 days ago
the only part of the UK where the Health and Safety Executive cannot bring its own prosecution as it has to go through the Crown Office first. Rae, of Mortonhall, Edinburgh, said: “I think it’s very important. While the ombudsman upheld my... Read more
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express
A9 roadworks could uncover bodies of Renee MacRae and her son, claims forensic expertto the police and a wonderful opportunity to put this to rest once and for all.
A9 roadworks could uncover bodies of Renee MacRae and her son, claims forensic expert
express / Posted 22 days ago
to the police and a wonderful opportunity to put this to rest once and for all.” A Police Scotland spokesman said the murder case was “subject to regular and ongoing review” by homicide detectives and the Crown Office cold case unit.Related arti... Read more
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Daily Record
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned' by statement of Asad Shah accusedImams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding r
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned' by statement of Asad Shah accused
Daily Record / Posted 24 days ago
Imams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding respect for all, regardless of belief. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned' by murder accused's statementImams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding r
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned' by murder accused's statement
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
Imams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding respect for all, regardless of belief. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned by murder accused's statementImams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding r
Muslim Council of Scotland 'deeply concerned by murder accused's statement
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
Imams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding respect for all, regardless of belief. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Scotsman
Muslim Council ‘concerned’ by Asad Shah accused’s statementImams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding r
Muslim Council ‘concerned’ by Asad Shah accused’s statement
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
Imams across Scotland to use their sermons on Friday as a reminder of holding respect for all, regardless of belief. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
SNP donor charged with assaulting a Labour-supporting pensionerRamzan, founder and chairman of United Wholesale Grocers in Glasgow, is now the
SNP donor charged with assaulting a Labour-supporting pensioner
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
Ramzan, founder and chairman of United Wholesale Grocers in Glasgow, is now the subject of a report to the Crown Office. Mr Ramzan is the brother of former Labour MP Mohammad Sarwar and the uncle of Anas Sarwar, the former Labour... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP donor charged with assaulting a Labour-supporting pensionertrip to Pakistan. He vehemently denies any charges and will prove his innocence
SNP donor charged with assaulting a Labour-supporting pensioner
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
trip to Pakistan. He vehemently denies any charges and will prove his innocence through the Scottish judicial process.” A Crown Office said the case remained under consideration. A spokesman for Ms Sturgeon said it would be inappropriate to... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
The Daily Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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Queensland Times
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
Queensland Times / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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News Mail
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
News Mail / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
Daily Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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Northern Star
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wed
Taxi driver killed shopkeeper for "disrespecting Muhammad"
Northern Star / Posted 25 days ago
area almost two weeks ago. Ahmed made no plea when he appeared in court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear at the High Court in Glasgow at a later date. Later on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Northern Echo / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Oxford Mail / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Bury Times
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Bury Times / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Gazette
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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guardian-series
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
guardian-series / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Harrow Times / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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This is West Country
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
This is West Country / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Gazette News
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Gazette News / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Bolton News
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Bolton News / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed
Shopkeeper murder accused says 'if I had not done this others would'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
had previously described the incident as "religiously prejudiced" and confirmed both men were Muslims. The Crown Office said Ahmed was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Mr Shah,... Read more
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Daily Record
Report into how police handled search for Janet McKay is handed to prosecutorsissue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc),
Report into how police handled search for Janet McKay is handed to prosecutors
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
issue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc), which has now submitted its report to the Crown Office. A Pirc statement said: "An investigation by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner following the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
PIRC report on police handling of pensioner search given to prosecutorsissue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc),
PIRC report on police handling of pensioner search given to prosecutors
EveningTimes Online / Posted 25 days ago
issue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc), which has now submitted its report to the Crown Office. A Pirc statement said: "An investigation by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner following the... Read more
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Daily Record
Man appears in court for second time charged with murder of Asad ShahAhmed made no plea when he appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday for a
Man appears in court for second time charged with murder of Asad Shah
Daily Record / Posted 25 days ago
Ahmed made no plea when he appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday for a full committal hearing. The Crown Office said he was remanded in custody and is due to appear in court again at a date yet to be confirmed. Nicola Sturgeon with the... Read more
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heraldscotland
PIRC report on police handling of pensioner search given to prosecutorsissue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc),
PIRC report on police handling of pensioner search given to prosecutors
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
issue was referred to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (Pirc), which has now submitted its report to the Crown Office. A Pirc statement said: "An investigation by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner following the... Read more
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