Former diplomatCraig Murrayhe has not been granted permission to appeal toSupreme CourtYou will be imprisoned.
After writing blog posts about his trial, he was found guilty of violating a court order and was sentenced.Alex Salmond.
Murray, 62 years old, stated that he would “surrender” himself to the police “shortly”.
For violating a strict court order made by Mr Salmond during his March 2013 trial for sexual offences, he was sentenced to an eight-month term.
TheLord Justice Clerk Lady DorrianAn order was passed to protect the identities and privacy of the women who claimed that Mr Salmond had abused them. He was later acquitted.
The order was broken by the retired diplomat. His blog provided information that enabled the jigsaw identification and identification of the cases’ women.
Craig Murray Justice group stated that his imprisonment would create a dangerous precedent.
SpokeswomanEllen Joelle Dalzell“The sentence given to Craig Murray does not only set legal precedent for a custodial sentence on the charge of Jigsaw Identification, but it also represents an attack against free speech and a tangible threat towards the free reporting of legal trials in general.
“The judgment is too punitive and is likely to have serious implications for Murray’s health. It also sets a dangerous precedent to journalists and other writers who want to report on or comment on public law matters.