Kirkcaldy man told police call handler he had murdered and tortured people

A Kirkcaldy man who told a police call handler he had murdered and tortured people will be sentenced later this month.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 4:34 pm

Rhys Borland, of West Bridge Mill, 2B2, Bridge Street, Kirkcaldy appeared before Sheriff Alistair Thornton at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

He also said that he would petrol bomb, shoot and harm a man and threatened two police constables.

Borland, 23, admitted on April 12, 2021 at West Bridge Mill, Bridge Street, Kirkcaldy he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner likely to cause fear or alarm in that he stated to a police call handler that he had murdered and tortured people, that he would petrol bomb, shoot and cause harm to a man and threatened two police constables, contrary to the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010. He admitted committing the offence while on bail.

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The case called recently at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Sheriff Thornton called for a criminal justice social work report and a restriction of liberty assessment and deferred sentence until June 24.

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