Case archive



Trial of man accused of historical child sex offences deserted due to Crown ‘oppression’

The trial of a man accused of historical child sex offences has collapsed after prosecutors included charges on the indictment for which they had “no supporting evidence”.

High Court of Justiciary 12 October 2015

‘Mutual corroboration’ could not be applied in case of uncle accused of sexually abusing niece and nephew

A man accused of sexually abusing his niece and nephew has been acquitted after a judge upheld a “no case to answer” submission.

High Court of Justiciary 29 July 2015