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Judges Scotland @JudgesScotland

Edinburgh High Court: Paul Johnson sentenced to four years’ imprisonment having pleaded guilty to wilful fire-raisi……


Sentencing Council @ScotSentencing

An extended sentence combines a period in prison with a further set time of supervision in the community.……

12 Nov

Judges Scotland @JudgesScotland

Edinburgh High Court: Simon Quin sentenced to five years’ imprisonment, having been found guilty of petrol-bombing……

6 Nov
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