CONVICTED paedophile Andrew Miller, 53, who also uses the name Amy George is to appeal against his sentence.

At the High Court in Edinburgh last week, Miller was handed a 28-year extended sentence, comprising 20 years behind bars and a further eight spent on licence under supervision in the community.

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The Court of Criminal Appeal in Edinburgh confirmed today Thursday October 26 that an appeal against sentence has been lodged on behalf of Miller.

A judge will now consider whether the appeal can be heard.

After his arrest, three laptops were seized from his property and a total of 242 indecent images of children were found.

Miller was also placed on the sex offenders register.