Former deputy provost guilty of sexual assault A witness told Aberdeen Sheriff Court that mme co-worker said he had felt like he was "sexually abused".
Defence lawyer David Sutherland said his client's position was simply that the allegations did not take place, and denied any impropriety. However, Sheriff Ian Wallace described the evidence as "overwhelming", and was satisfied the contact was sexual.
After being found guilty of sexual assault in December, the year-old was placed on the sex offenders register, reed from the Scottish Conservatives, and was removed from all council committees. Twxt was sentenced in January, and speaking outside court at the time said: "I have got a lot of options to take and consider now.
Asked about the situation, he told BBC Scotland if anyone thought he would step back from his duties and "go into hiding" they were "mistaken". He said he was still considering the options open to him following his forr.
Aberdeen's Lord Provost Barney Crockett said: "I don't think there's any danger of Councillor Donnelly immediately being seen as representing twxt city, but he is a councillor, so we have to balance the two things. The political make-up of the council is expected to be discussed at a meeting of the full council in March.