Sheriff Alistair Duff to appear in court

Sheriff Alistair Duff to appear in court

A sheriff has been charged in connection with matters which will become public when he appears in court shortly.

Alistair Duff, 67, who once represented Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, retired on December 1 last year after a 45-year career. 

He was appointed sheriff at Dundee in 2004 before being named director of the Judicial Institute for Scotland in 2014.

A Police Scotland spokesman told SLN: “Following a complaint and subsequent investigation, a 67-year-old man was charged and has been reported to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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