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Former Aberdeen deputy provost guilty of sexual assault


Alan Donnelly
Image caption Alan Donnelly had denied sexual assault

The weak deputy provost of Aberdeen has been came across responsible of sexual assault.

Conservative Alan Donnelly had denied kissing and touching a particular individual that became working at an occasion within the metropolis.

The three-day trial heard one of the basic accuser’s supervisors voice he became “trembling and shaking” when he reported the incident to her.

Sheriff Ian Wallace said he became delighted previous life like doubt of the accused’s guilt.

Sentence became deferred for reports except subsequent month.

The case enthusiastic an occasion which took blueprint in Aberdeen last November.

The sufferer, who can no longer be named for factual reasons, said Donnelly approached him, made feedback about him being dazzling-looking, and asked him questions about where he became from.

Proof ‘overwhelming’

A survey earlier told Aberdeen Sheriff Court docket that her co-worker said he had felt cherish he became “sexually abused”.

Defence attorney David Sutherland said his consumer’s blueprint became merely that the allegations did no longer happen, and denied any impropriety.

On the opposite hand, Sheriff Wallace described the proof as “overwhelming”, and became delighted the contact became sexual.

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