Malcolm Leask aged 35 was found guilty for a string of offences against women at the High Court in Stirling in 2023. He was found guilty for violent offences against children along with animals.

Mr Leask was convicted on Wednesday the 26th April 2023 and was sentenced at Edinburgh High Court on Wednesday the 24th May 2023. 

Detective Inspector Gordon Patullo stated that Mr Leask’s behaviour was appalling and he must face the consequences. He believes that this conviction and sentence will therefore send a message that all reports of sexual abuse regardless of the time frame will be investigated by Police Scotland. 

Mr Malcolm Leask was convicted and jailed for 12 years.