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#1 Claadehol

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Posted 18 March 2020 - 08:50 PM

The court case is well on its way with Alex employing the best and possibly the most expensive QC in the business defending him to the hilt. He got half a million from the SNP due to the SNP's incompetence and another pile of cash to help him from his crowd funding campaign, so I guess he can afford it.

 

The accusers are of course being put through the mill and this I guess is fair enough. This is the recognised way to get to the truth of the matter and their motives will be called into question.

 

I have just noticed though that Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, ex SNP politician is giving our Alex a character reference. This is the  woman who lost her seat at the same time as Alex and went on to join him on his Russian TV show. 

 

This is the same woman who got a character reference from no other than John Bercow when she ended up in court for professional misconduct. She and her partner in a no longer practising law firm, were convicted of mishandling trust funds and were fined £3,000. There were no proper accounts held for this fund from which, contrary to the rules of the fund, they borrowed money.

 

Is this someone who should also be put through the mill and her veracity called into question due to her previous conviction.

 

Just saying! 

    



#2 redrobbie

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Posted 18 March 2020 - 09:50 PM

Great timing for his case the press are in such  an utter feeding frenzy about this virus to bother much with the Alex Salmod trial .


Edited by redrobbie, 18 March 2020 - 09:51 PM.


#3 Claadehol

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 06:25 PM

We have to accept the jury's verdict of course but wouldn't it be great if we could all afford this level of legal representation. Nine witnesses and all lying it seems.

 

Serious questions now to be raised re the integrity if the first minister and the SNP government. This is just the beginning but the catastrophic problems facing the UK as a whole with the epidemic must take precedence here.



#4 Frances144

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 06:32 PM

Elon Musk all over again.



#5 Urabug

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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:01 PM

Watch some of those women now forfeit their anonymity to make a bob or two !  :ponders:



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Posted 23 March 2020 - 08:49 PM

Serious questions now to be raised re the integrity if the first minister and the SNP government. This is just the beginning but the catastrophic problems facing the UK as a whole with the epidemic must take precedence here.

 

Why? Remember, Boris is your P.M. and never forget the statements that he comes out with.



#7 Ghostrider

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 01:49 AM

Where in the UK could one have sourced a truly unbiased jury to try the Nats saviour and demigod. The verdict as delivered was pretty much a foregone conclusion before he was even charged.


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#8 George.

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 08:05 AM

I would suggest that the verdict was a great surprise to those that inflicted the charges upon him, and inflicted the charges upon him for a reason.

 

Westminster.



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 09:01 AM

Not saying he was guilty or innocent, but the prosecution witnesses must have failed to convince the jury.  

Must have had the same lawyer as O J Simpson !!

 

Why were 2 of the jury discharged ?  Is it possible that those 2 might have swayed the verdict in the opposite direction? 


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#10 George.

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 09:26 AM

Perhaps they weren't Westminstorean enough?



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 10:46 AM

Alex Salmond cleared of all 13 charges in sexual assault case

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 01:08 PM

Perhaps they weren't Westminstorean 

 

Perhaps they weren't Westminstorean enough?

 

George, as usual you seem to think that every issue is the blame of Westminster. This was a Scottish man tried in a Scottish court in Edinburgh. What does Westminster have to do with it?


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#13 George.

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 02:12 PM

^Why was Salmond put through court for something he has been found not guilty of? A third party caused that, who do you think that was?



#14 Windwalker

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Posted 24 March 2020 - 02:26 PM

I would think the 3rd party was the large number of people who brought the complaint against him, still don’t understand why you think this is Westminster’s fault.



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Posted 24 March 2020 - 02:46 PM

I would suggest that Westminster saw it as an opportunity to begin destruction of the S.N.P. but the royalists will possibly disagree.