Man Charged Over Glasgow Rape Released On Bail

A man has appeared in court charged over the rape of a woman in Glasgow city centre.

The 36-year-old was allegedly attacked in a lane near Renfrew Street, Charing Cross, in the early hours of Friday March 17.

Shahab Karami, 31, was arrested and appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday, charged under section one of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009, which covers rape.

He made no plea or declaration and was released on bail.

The case has been committed for further examination with a further court appearance to be set.

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