Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Human rights appeal by library attacker

Many will recall the horrific 1991 attack on an 11 year old girl near to Newington Library in 2001. Having been sentenced to 12 years at the time, the culprit  has been released early and is now seeking legal aid to challenge the conditions imposed on his early release.  His lawyers are founding on the European Convention of Human Rights.   No wonder confidence in the current Scottish judicial system is low.

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