Queen’s relative handed 10-month prison term for sexual attack in U.K.

The 34-year-old was sentenced at Dundee Sheriff Court after he had actually pleaded guilty.

A relative of Queen Elizabeth II was on Tuesday sentenced to a 10-month jail term for sexually attacking a lady at his ancestral house in Angus, Scotland.

Earl of Strathmore Simon Bowes-Lyon, who is the kid of a cousin of the 94-year-old British queen, was discovered to have actually required his method into the sleeping female’s space throughout an occasion he was hosting atGlamis Castle The 34-year-old was sentenced at Dundee Sheriff Court after he had actually pleaded guilty.

According to the BBC, Sheriff Alastair Carmichael informed Bowes-Lyon in court that he had actually consistently disregarded his victim’s pleas throughout the attack.

“Even now — one year on — she still, occasionally, has nightmares and feels panicked because of being sexually assaulted by you. This has also had an impact on her emotional wellbeing,” stated Sheriff Carmichael.

Last month, Bowes-Lyon apologised for his actions after entering his guilty plea, stating he felt “greatly ashamed” for triggering “such distress to a guest in my home”.

He stated he had “drunk to excess” on the night of the attack, although he kept in mind that this was “no excuse” for what taken place.

“I did not think I was capable of behaving the way I did but have had to face up to it and take responsibility,” he stated outside the court.

“Over the last year this has involved seeking and receiving professional help as well as agreeing to plead guilty as quickly as possible. My apologies go, above all, to the woman concerned but I would also like to apologise to family, friends and colleagues for the distress I have caused them,” he stated.

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Previously, Dundee Sheriff Court heard that the female ran away the castle the early morning after the attack on February 13 in 2015 and flew house to report the matter to cops, following which Police Scotland and the Metropolitan Police were associated with the examination.

Earl’s defence counsel John Scott stated his customer had actually revealed “genuine remorse”.

Glamis Castle is the seat of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne, who are both part of the household of the Queen Mother– the late mom of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Queen's relative handed 10-month prison term for sexual attack in U.K.