Sheridan to Face Police in Perjury Inquiry; Crown Office Orders a Criminal Investigation into New Video Evidence
Byline: STUART NICOLSON
TOMMY SHERIDAN faces a criminal investigation for perjury in the wake of sensational new evidence in the sex case that saw him awarded [pounds sterling] 200,000 damages.
Prosecution chiefs yesterday ordered a criminal probe into claims that either the MSP or his former Scottish Socialist Party colleagues must have lied on oath during his court battle with the News of the World.
Lothian and Borders Police last night confirmed it had begun an investigation.
Mr Sheridan won the massive damages from the newspaper in August after it printed claims that he had cheated on his wife Gail, indulged in orgies and gone to a swingers' club.
But it has now produced a video, …
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Publication information: Article title: Sheridan to Face Police in Perjury Inquiry; Crown Office Orders a Criminal Investigation into New Video Evidence. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: October 3, 2006. Page number: 5. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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