Queen Elizabeth II’s relative has been put behind bars for violently attacking a visitor at his ancestral residence of Glamis Castle in Scotland.
According to BBC, the present Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, Simon Bowes-Lyon pleaded responsible to the sexual assault of a lady.
As per the report, an in depth relative of the monarch had barged into the 26-year-old lady’s room again in February 2020 and had bodily assaulted her.
Daily Record reported that that Bowes-Lyon was drunk on the time and smelled of cigarettes when he tried to power himself on the sufferer.
She alerted the police in regards to the incident the following morning.
The report claims that Bowes-Lyon was granted bail and was positioned on the intercourse offenders register. While sentencing was delayed, he faces 5 years imprisonment.
The BBC stories that he mentioned exterior the courts that he was “greatly ashamed.”
“Clearly I had drunk to extra on the evening of the incident. I ought to have recognized higher. I acknowledge, in any occasion, that alcohol is not any excuse for my conduct. I didn’t suppose I used to be able to behaving the best way I did however have needed to resist it and take duty,” he mentioned.
“My apologies go, above all, to the lady involved, however I might additionally wish to apologize to household, pals and colleagues for the misery I’ve induced them,” he added.
Bowes-Lyon is a great-great-nephew of the Queen Mother and cousin twice eliminated to Queen Elizabeth II.