Paedo worked for council
The Cambuslang paedophile last week jailed for possessing more than 45,000 indecent images of children “did not have regular dealings” with youngsters, his employer has confirmed.
Andrew Baisley - a trading standards officer for South Lanarkshire Council - was found guilty this year of downloading child pornography.
The 37 year-old claimed he mistakenly ordered some online, believing it was gay porn and that “acquaintances” left pieces of hardware with the filth at his home. But a search of his Fraser Street flat found a laptop and hardware with over 45,000 images.
After a trial at Glasgow Sheriff Court the jury rejected his version and convicted him of downloading and possessing indecent images of children between 2003 and 2014.
A spokesman for South Lana rk s h i re Council said: “We can confirm the individual is a former employee and we took appropriate action as a result of the charges being brought to our attention. He had no regular dealings with children as part of his duties.”