Peter Murrell charged in connection with embezzlement of funds from SNP

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Nicola Sturgeon’s husband Peter Murrell has been charged by police after he was arrested amid an investigation into the SNP’s funding and finances.

Police said he has been charged in connection with the embezzlement of funds from the party.

The former SNP chief executive, 59, was questioned by detectives after being taken into Police Scotland custody on Thursday.

He was released from custody.

A report will be sent to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in due course.

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