LABOUR party councillor David Fagan has been arrested and charged with possessing a hoard of child rape images.
Fagan has been a member for North Lanarkshire Council since 2003 and represents the Airdrie South ward.
Asked about the case, a Police spokesman said: “A 52-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday, September 7.
“He was released on an undertaking to appear at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Thursday, October 6.”
Dad-of-two Fagan was unavailable at his home but a woman who answered the door said: “David doesn’t want to speak to anybody.”
Fagan is considered a key player in the local party and was being primed for the role as Labour group leader.
He is currently a member of the council’s (((EDUCATION and SOCIAL WORK committees.)))
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