The Scottish ex-prime minister Alex Salmond from the Scottish National Party (SNP) stepped. That he made Wednesday known. Salmond is accused of sexual abuse.
Salmond wrote on Twitter that he is again the membership applications have been vindicated after the court has done its job. He also denied again, the two accusations against him.
“I think that such things always seriously should be treated confidentially, and with a fair process,” he wrote. “In this case, the confidentiality is seriously violated, to the detriment of me.’
The Scottish government confirmed that two complaints received about the politician. The complaints would come from one of two staff members when Salmond still prime minister.
Salmond also took legal action against the regional government that he once led. He refers to the research that the government started. According to him, the process is ‘unfair’ and in a message on Twitter he said that he was denied access to the case against him. Current prime minister Nicola Sturgeon, a partijgenoot of Salmond and his former protégé, responded Friday in a press release that ” the Scottish government are critical to the process rejects its position fiercely will defend’.
Salmond was first minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014. He stepped in after the referendum had lost about independence from the rest of the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, he subsequently popping up in the media. Last year was controversy after he started a tv show, ‘The Alex Salmond show’, on the Kremlin-funded station Russia Today.