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S5W-04408: James Kelly (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 2 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-03436 by Annabelle Ewing on 21 October 2016, how many arrests were made in relation to the Rangers versus Celtic match of 23 October 2016, and how many of these were in relation to (a) the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 and (b) various offences directly related to the match.

Answered by: Annabelle Ewing 16 November 2016

At the Celtic versus Rangers match on 23 October 2016, there were 16 arrests in total.  6 of these came under Section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012.