Zak Bennett (26) and Gary Roxburgh (26) appeared at Glasgow High Court on Friday 15 December 2017 where they both pled guilty to offences including abduction and assault involving the use of knives and a handgun.
The offences took place on 18 and 19 June 2017 in locations including the Netherburn area of Lanarkshire and the Maryhill area of Glasgow. The two male victims were aged 24 and 31 years.
Bennett and Roxburgh are due to be sentenced at Glasgow High Court on 16/01/18
Detective Chief Inspector Kevin Jamieson of Police Scotland Specialist Crime Division said:
“Bennett and Roxburgh are extremely dangerous individuals and we welcome the fact that they have been brought to justice for the serious crimes that they were involved in, and the sickening acts of violence that they subjected their victims to after abducting them.
“We are determined to target anyone involved in serious and organised crime and will relentlessly target those involved in such criminality as this has a huge impact on the local community.
“This was a detailed and complex investigation with several officers dedicated to this enquiry who were assisted by a number of specialist departments. I like to thank those who worked on this investigation for their commitment to this case.”