Sturgeon’s sister arrested in connection with house incident

Gill Sturgeon was arrested and charged following an incident at a house in Kilwinning a week ago.

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Nicola Sturgeon’s sister has been arrested and charged following an incident at a house in North Ayrshire. 

Gill Sturgeon was arrested and charged following the alleged incident, which took place on Saturday, August 7 in Kilwinning. 

The 46-year-old has been released and will appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date. 

A 50-year-old man has also been arrested and charged in connection with the same incident, and is scheduled to appear in court.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said:  “A 50-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday, August 7.  

“He was released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date.  A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

“On Wednesday, 11 August, a 46-year-old woman was arrested and charged following a report made on Tuesday, August 10 regarding an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday, August 7.  

“She has been released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date.  

“A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”

In a Facebook post, Gill Sturgeon wrote: “On 7th August, I reported an assault by my partner to the police.

“I understand that he later made a counter allegation against me which I strongly deny.

“I know that the police have a duty to investigate and I have fully co-operated. I can make no further comment at this stage but I am confident that the truth will prevail”.

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