UVF gun-runner murdered in Glasgow

 

A former loyalist paramilitary has been murdered in Glasgow.

Lindsay Robb (38) was  jailed by Glasgow High Court  in 1995 for ten years for his part in a UVF gun-running plot. He was was arrested while trying to buy pistols and sub-machine guns in Glasgow.

Robb, from Airdrie, was freed in 1999 under the terms of the Belfast Agreement.

He was a  member of a Progressive Unionist Party delegation which held talks with the British government in 1995.

Robb died after what police described as a "frenzied" attack yesterday eveing in the Ruchazie area of east Glasgow. A motive for the attack has not yet been established.