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fire-raising

in Scots criminal law, wilful fire-raising is the crime of setting a fire with the intention so to do.
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Adolescent forensic psychiatrist Dr Kenneth Ross said that the boy had many issues, not only the fire-raising, which needed to be tackled.
Recognizing the difficulties posed by multiple and mixed motives, the material is presented using the categories: arson committed for financial or other reward; to conceal other crimes; for political purposes; cases of self-immolation; for mixed and unclear reasons; due to serious mental disorder; motivated by revenge; pyromania; young adult vandalism and fire-raising.
Knife crime has dropped 57 per cent, wilful fire-raising is down about 80 per cent and violent crime dropping almost 40 per cent.
And Dr Stephen claims the pair are likely to have begun the fire-raising spree close to home.
Thomson reviewed such crimes last year in response to farmers' concerns about theft, vandalism, fire-raising, housebreaking and worrying of livestock.
Hunter admitted wilful fire-raising and endangering the safety of Waddell and Melanie Steele.
He served 15 months for fire-raising two years ago so the Home Office has cited him a foreign national with a criminal record.
A HOUSE seized from the Daniel crime clan by the Crown Office has been hit by a suspected fire-raising attack.
The boy was caught carrying a homemade tool for opening water mains, His gang of teeny terrors have also been blamed for a number of cases of fire-raising in Glasgow.
The most drug offences, vandalism, fire-raising and crimes involving weapons were committed in Craigmillar, in Edinburgh.
Scottish Prison Service figures show that the number of wilful fire-raising incidents hit an all time high in 2011-12, with 57.
She is facing former Glasgow City Council leader Charles Gordon in the by-election provoked by Mike Watson's resignation over his conviction for fire-raising.