Scotland’s former nationalist first minister charged with rape

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Former First Minister of Scotland and Leader of the Scottish National Party, Alex Salmond, on College Green in Westminster.

Scotland’s former nationalist first minister charged with rape


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The former leader of the Scottish National Party Alex Salmond, the man who led an unsuccessful for Scotland to secede from the United Kingdom in 2014,  was taken into custody on January 24 after being accused of sexual misconduct from 2013 when he was Scotland’s first minister.

Hourse later Salmond was charged with 14 offences, including two counts of attempted rape, nine counts of sexual assault, two of indecent assault and one of breach of the peace. T

Salmond, who currently hosts a television show on Russian propaganda network RT (formerly Russia Today), has denied any wrongdoing but was found to be in contempt of court after being taken into custody.

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