Thursday, 5 August 2010

Abdul Rauf jailed over Dalkeith Road house

Abdul Rauf
Back in February this blog reported a Newington link to the news that Nicola Sturgeon had intervened in a court case on behalf of a Abdul Rauf, a convicted criminal.  Abdul Rauf eventually admitted failing to declare ownership of a home in Dalkeith Road when he made an application for income support.

Rauf has now been sentenced to 2 years in prison for defrauding the Department of Work and Pensions of £80,000.   Details here.

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