25th September 2017

Yell councillor charged with sex offences

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North Isles councillor Robert Henderson appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court today charged with several serious sex offences.

Henderson, 72, of Cullivoe, North Yell, appeared in private on a petition alleging four charges of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices, two charges of indecent assault and one charge of rape.

Henderson, formerly a haulage contractor and businessman, who has served on the SIC since 2007, made no plea and was released on bail.