Nicola Sturgeon has been arrested!

Nicola Sturgeon is in custody after being arrested in connection with the investigation into the Scottish National Party’s finances.

Scotland’s former first minister and ex-SNP leader is currently being questioned by detectives.

The long-running inquiry is linked to the spending of around £600,000 raised by supporters to be earmarked for Scottish independence campaigning.

It is understood there have been complaints the ringfenced cash may have been used improperly by being spent elsewhere.

A Police Scotland statement said: “A 52-year-old woman has today, Sunday, 11 June, 2023, been arrested as a suspect in connection with the ongoing investigation into the funding and finances of the Scottish National Party.”

“The woman is in custody and is being questioned by Police Scotland detectives.

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