Man appears in court on rape charge

A man has appeared in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court charged with rape.

Liam Polden, 21, of Forfar, appeared from custody on a petition alleging the offence on Tuesday.

He made no plea or declaration and was committed for further examination before being released on bail.

• On 13th August 2013, Liam Polden was found not guilty in respect of two charges. The court assoilzied the accused and dismissed him from the bar.



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