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Complainant Name:
Mr Kevin McCartney

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Scottish Sun

Complaint:

Mr Kevin McCartney complained that an article was inaccurate when it stated that he was sent to jail for 16 weeks in 2005 for attacking his girlfriend.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper published the following correction and apology:

“Nurse Kevin McCartney, 45, of Alexandria, Dunbartonshire, was not jailed for attacking his girlfriend as we reported on April 2, because his 16 weeks’ sentence was suspended for two years. We apologise to Mr McCartney for the error in the story provided to us by a normally reputable news agency”.

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