Fife man threatened to post sex video on social media

A Fife man who threatened to post an intimate video of a former partner without her consent has been placed on a Community Payback Order.

Monday, 11th October 2021, 3:27 pm
Updated Monday, 11th October 2021, 3:38 pm

Neil Meldrum, of Langside Drive, Kennoway, appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Meldrum, 50, admitted on August 17, 2021 at an address in Annandale Gardens, Glenrothes he threatened to disclose a film which showed his former partner without her consent.

He also admitted phoning her stating he would share the film causing her alarm and distress.

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The case called at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

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The Procurator Fiscal Depute told the court the accused called the complainer and threatened to post the video on social media.

Meldrum’s defence lawyer said his client is now in a new relationship and that the offence was triggered when the complainer had been contacting him, making threats.

He was sentenced to a Community Payback Order and placed under supervision for one year.

He was also placed on a non-harassment order for three months.

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