Police Scotland detectives pass report to prosecutors over alleged embezzlement of SNP funds by Nicola Sturgeon's husband Peter Murrell on day party launches election campaign

Police Scotland has sent a report to prosecutors in relation to Nicola Sturgeon's husband Peter Murrell after the former SNP chief executive was charged with embezzling party funds.

The force announced the move on Thursday, saying in a statement: 'Police Scotland has today submitted a standard prosecution report to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in relation to a 59-year-old man who was charged on April 18 2024 in connection with the embezzlement of funds from the Scottish National Party.

'Investigations continue and we are unable to comment further.'

This happened as the SNP today launched its  campaign for the upcoming General Election in Westminster.

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