A woman appeared in court for online offence

logoQA Lanarkshire woman was charged with making an offensive comment online about toddler Mikaeel Kular. The young boy was reported missing on 16th January 2014 in Edinburgh. His body was later discovered that night by Police in Kirk­caldy, Fife. 

Karen Rouse, 42, was detained by Police and charged with a breach of the peace. It is alleged that she made an offensive comment on a social media website regarding  Mikaeel Kular. Karen Rouse appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court in South Lanarkshire near Glasgow today. She stood in the dock and made no plea or declaration in front of the Sheriff. Rouse was released on bail and she is expected to appear in court  later this year.