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SAS man wife tribute

SAS sniper Danny Nightingale who was freed yesterday after being jailed for illegally possessing a pistol has paid tribute to the campaigning efforts of his wife Sally.

Sally Nightingale hands petition to Royal Courts of Justice

Sally Nightingale outside the Royal Courts of Justice before handing in a petition for his release signed by 85,000 people Credit: Andrew Matthews / PA Wire

Sally Nightingale handed a petition signed by more than 100,000 people to the Royal Courts of Justice today asking them to quash her husband's 18-month sentence for illegally possessing a pistol.

This afternoon lawyers representing her husband Sergeant Danny Nightingale are due to ask appeal judges to analyse the case.

Sally Nightingale and supporters from 38 degrees outside the Royal Courts of Justice today Credit: Andrew Matthews / PA Wire

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