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Stirling man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

A businessman has been fined £6,000 and ordered to repay over £20,000 for illegally disposing of waste including asbestos in Stirling.

Man sentenced for Edinburgh murder

A 24 year old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment today for the murder of a man in Edinburgh.

Jail for drugs gang

Four men caught with significant quantities of cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin have been jailed.

Jail for fraudster

A man who was part of gang that defrauded people out of thousands of pounds has been jailed.

Confiscation order for cyber fraudster

A man who made £120,000 through an illegal code-sharing scheme has been ordered to repay the money.

Man jailed for 1993 murder

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment and will serve a minimum of 17 years in jail, for the murder of Ansar Shah 25 years ago.

Sex offender given Order for Lifelong Restriction

A 54 year-old man has been given an Order of Lifelong Restriction for a catalogue of violent and sexual offences spanning over 24 years.

Scotland’s prosecution service to recruit 140 additional staff

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) have been given additional in-year budget of £3.6million to fund the recruitment up to 140 permanent staff.

Jail sentence for defrauding vulnerable tenants

A Cumbernauld man who swindled two elderly tenants out of thousands of pounds while working for a housing association was today jailed.

Jailed for racist knife attack

An Edinburgh man was today jailed for seven years and nine months after admitting trying to murder a Syrian refugee.