Mr Banks who was found guilty of rape after she was under the influence of drugs has received a 10 year prison sentence. He was placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely. Mr Banks in total was found guilty of 10 charges which related to three different women.
He was also found guilty of drugs offences. The offences took place over a seven year period. It was narrated in court that Mr Banks showed no remorse for his offences and blamed the complainers. Lord Uist stated when sentencing Mr Banks at the High Court in Edinburgh: “You must appreciate that the offences of which you were convicted require the imposition of a substantial custodial sentence. The second and third women have been severely affected by the callous and cruel treatment to which you subjected them.”