Parcel bomb sent to Celtic manager

19 April 2011 11:30
Parcel bombs have been sent to Celtic manager Neil Lennon, a lawyer and a politician, it was has been revealed. Strathclyde Police have launched an investigation after the parcels "designed to cause harm" were sent to Lennon, Paul McBride QC and Labour politician Trish Godman, sources said. They were initially thought to be hoax packages but analysis has revealed that they could have worked. A package addressed to Lennon was intercepted at the Royal Mail sorting office in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, on March 26. On March 28 a parcel for Trish Godman was intercepted at her constituency office and on April 15 a package was intercepted en route to Paul McBride, who has represented Lennon at Hampden during his dispute with the SFA. A police source said: "They were viable devices designed to cause harm. We are treating the matter very seriously."

Source: PA