23 march 2020Alex Salmond has been acquitted of allegations of sexual violence against nine women when he was the first minister of scotland. The reports the Bbc.
A jury considered the former leader of the Party scottish national (SNP) not guilty to the twelve heads of accusation of sexual assault of which he was to answer, while another did not find enough evidence.
A further allegation of sexual assault of a tenth woman had been previously filed by the prosecutors. Salmond had claimed to be innocent to all the charges during the process, went ahead two weeks.
He told the court that the charges for his alleged conduct were “deliberate inventions for political purposes”.