A former Scottish sheriff who represented Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi has been arrested and charged in connection with an ongoing police investigation.
One-time Dundee judge Alistair Duff, 67, was picked up last month but cops are yet to say what he has been charged with. The Record understands that officers swooped on the top judiciary figure in recent weeks.
However, senior force figures are remaining tight-lipped as to what the leading lawyer has been accused of, citing "operational reasons".
We can also reveal that Duff, who was appointed as a resident sheriff at Dundee Sheriff Court in 2004, stood down as the head of the Judicial Institute for Scotland training college last month prior to his arrest.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk