Man de­nies threat charge

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

A young man has pleaded not guilty to mak­ing threats of sex­ual vi­o­lence.

John Aitken is ac­cused of ut­ter­ing of­fen­sive re­marks, swear­ing, ut­ter­ing threats of sex­ual vi­o­lence and mak­ing a sex­ual mo­tion dur­ing an in­ci­dent at a home in the Kirkhill Grove area of Cam­bus­lang.

At the 25-year-old’s hear­ing at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Jan­uary 11, the crown ar­gued the case was ag­gra­vated by prej­u­dice of sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion.

Aitken pleaded not guilty to the of­fence and will stand trial on Fe­bru­ary 7.

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