Sergeant Danny Nightingale and wife Sally
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SAS man Danny Nightingale sentenced for gun possession

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale has been given a suspended sentence by a military court for illegal possession of a pistol and ammunition.

It is the second time the 38-year-old, from Crewe, Cheshire, has been sentenced after his original conviction was overturned on appeal.

He was given two years' detention suspended for 12 months at a court martial hearing in Bulford, Wiltshire.

Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 25 Jul 2013
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