SAS man Danny Nightingale has gun sentence suspended
An SAS soldier detained for 18 months for illegally possessing a pistol and ammunition has won his freedom at the Court of Appeal.
Sgt Danny Nightingale, 37, from Crewe, admitted possessing the 9mm Glock pistol and 338 rounds of ammunition at a court martial earlier this month.
Judges at the Court of Appeal reduced Nightingale’s sentence to 12 months.
However, they suspended the sentence and said he could be released immediately.
They weapons and ammunition were recovered by police from Nightingale’s Army accommodation near Hereford.