Gillian ‘Gill’ Sturgeon, sister of First Minister of the Scottish Government and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, has been arrested over an alleged domestic incident.
The 46-year-old sibling to the left-separatist political leader has been charged and released ahead of a court appearance, according to a report in the Irvine Times confirmed by national outlets including The Scotsman and The Herald.
“A 50-year-old man was arrested and charged in connection with an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday August 7,” the police force for Scotland has confirmed in an official but detail-light statement,
“He was released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date. A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal,” they added, in reference Scotland’s public prosecution service.
“On Wednesday, 11 August, a 46-year-old woman was arrested and charged following a report made on Tuesday, 10 August regarding an incident that took place within a house in Kilwinning on Saturday, 7 August,” the statement continued, in reference to Gillian Sturgeon this time, reports claim.
“She has been released on an undertaking to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court at a later date. A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.”
The exact nature of the incident in question remains unclear as of the time of publication.