Jimmy Savile’s ex-radio producer arrested

A former BBC radio producer has been arrested as part of the inquiry into sexual abuse claims against late presenter Jimmy Savile.

London: A former BBC radio producer has been arrested as part of the inquiry into sexual abuse claims against late presenter Jimmy Savile.

Ted Beston, 76, from Bromley in south east London, was detained by detectives from Operation Yewtree.

He was questioned at a police station on suspicion of sexual offences before being released on bail until February.

Beston worked with the late presenter on his Radio One shows, including Savile``s Travels, the BBC reports.

According to the report, Savile affectionately referred to Beston on air as "Uncle Ted".

The former producer is being investigated under the strand of the investigation termed ‘Savile and others’, meaning that the allegations are linked to Jimmy Savile, the report added.

(ANI)

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