Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Aberdeen abuse probe cover-up haunts Scots authorities as Highlands cottage of accused child abuser Jimmy Savile daubed with pleas for “Justice for Hollie Greig”

Justice for Hollie Greig slogans on Savile cottage have curiously not featured in national media coverage A cottage situated in Glencoe the Scottish Highlands which belonged to the deceased BBC celebrity Sir Jimmy Savile OBE KCSG who is now accused of hundreds of acts of child abuse, has been vandalised for a second time, with the words “Justice for Hollie Greig” painted in orange along its exterior walls.

However, while earlier graffiti painted on the cottage was pictured in the national media, consisting of masonic symbols and slogans of “Jimmy the Beast”, campaigners have today pointed out to Scottish Law Reporter that all further reports on vandalism at the cottage, where it is alleged abuse took place, have refrained from any mention of graffiti mentioning the Hollie Greig case, which saw a journalist & campaigner jailed for handing out leaflets calling for an inquiry into allegations of abuse against downs syndrome victim Hollie Greig, and the existence of a paedophile group in the Aberdeen area.

Scottish Law Reporter covered journalist & anti-abuse campaigner Robert Green’s release from jail after he was sentenced to ONE YEAR in Aberdeen’s Craiginches Prison for committing e breach of the peace, by Sheriff Principal Edward Bowen. Reports on developments in the hugely expensive case also claimed Sheriff Bowen failed to declare relationships with key figures central to the case which included the now former Lord Advocate Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC (née McPhilomy).

It was also revealed the case against the anti abuse campaigner ranked as Scotland’s most expensive ever Breach of the Peace trial which saw a record HALF A MILLION POUNDS spent on the investigation & trial of Mr Green, a case which tunnelled through the Scottish Courts system for over two years at huge cost to taxpayers.

A reminder of previous events in the trial of anti abuse campaigner Robert Green can be viewed in earlier coverage by Scottish Law Reporter HERE and further coverage of the Hollie Greig. Scottish Law Reporter recently published an investigation into the knighthood of Angiolini, apparently recommended by the Scottish Government. Dame Elish Angiolini was also appointed Ministerial complaints adviser to Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond. More recently, Dame Elish Angiolini was also appointed to the post of Principal of St Hugh’s College, Oxford.

NMG0505123Former Lord Advocate now Dame Elish Angiolini employed Levy McRae to go after anti abuse campaigner. Levy McRae are well known for a ‘colourful’ list of clients, including shamed former Glasgow City Council Boss & Cocaine addict Steven Purcell and former Lord Advocate, now Dame Elish Angiolini who took on Levy McRae to sue anti abuse campaigner Robert Green. Levy McRae proceeded to threaten several media outlets & journalists over their reporting of the case, covered by Scottish Law Reporter HERE & HERE. The Purcell scandal caused some newspapers to ‘evaluate’ their relationship with Levy McRae, details of which were featured in a report here : HERE. Levy McRae are also known to work for clients in the well known tax dodging haven of the Cayman Islands.

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskillJustice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has ties to Levy Mcrae. As details of the Hollie Greig case began to be reported in the wider press, it emerged the Scottish Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill has personal links to LEVY MCRAE, the law firm employed by the then Lord Advocate Elish Angiolini in legal action over the abuse case allegations. Mr MacAskill has made no comment on the fact he served his apprenticeship at Levy McRae and also worked at the firm for a considerable time during his years as a solicitor before he entered politics. The revelations of MacAskill’s links to Levy McRae, the same law firm who represented Steven Purcell, were reported by Scottish Law Reporter at the time, HERE

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