Mr MacBride who fled to Spain after failing to turn up for a court hearing in 2016 has now been jailed. This offences he was found guilty of against woman and children happened in the Fife area between 2007 and 2014.
He was sentenced to nine years and three months in prison but was also subject to an order for lifelong restriction. At the High Court in Edinburgh, Lord Uist said reports on his background warned that he presented a high risk to the safety of the public at large.