(94)  The Chhokar murder case (2)

On 23 January 2001 Ronnie Coulter was found guilty of contempt of court as a result of his “contemptuous and arrogant” conduct while giving evidence at the trial of Andrew Coulter (Ronnie’s nephew) and David Montgomery for the murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar in November 2001 (see No 88 below).  He was held to have given varying and incomplete accounts about the whereabouts of the murder weapon and his conversations with the two accused.  He will be sentenced on 2 February.