According to the prosecutor, negotiations towards Salmond will begin on on Thursday afternoons
Alex Salmond has been scottish first minister and leader of the country's nationalists SNP were in government between 2010 and 2014.
accused by two women of having sexually harassed them in 2013 when Salmond was still minister. A spokesperson from police Scotland confirming that the former minister has been arrested but did not provide any legal classification of the offence.
" We can confirm that a 64-year-old man is arrested and a åtalsunderlag is sent to the prosecutor's office, says the spokesperson to The Guardian.
Alex Salmond has denied the crimes.
won the Salmond a legal battle against the scottish government regarding how they have handled sex crime allegations. According to the court was the government's actions ”unfair and ... tainted by apparent bias”, writes Sky News.
The scottish government admitted that its internal investigation of the complaints against Salmond was flawed.