Crown Office says it has 'grave concerns' about Alex Salmond evidence

By Severin Carrell10 days ago

Holyrood has been asked to withdraw or redact claims about Salmond’s former colleagues, sources say

The Crown Office has warned the Scottish parliament it has “grave concerns” about the publication of new claims by Alex Salmond that there was a “malicious and concerted” attempt by former colleagues to banish him from public life.

The Crown Office, Scotland’s prosecution service, wrote to Holyrood late last night after it published some explosive allegations by Salmond that Scottish National party and government figures wanted to destroy his reputation “even to the extent of having me imprisoned”.

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