Dave Lee Travis: Verdicts 'not a victory in any way'

DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London's Southwark Crown Court has failed to reach verdicts on two other charges. DLT said the verdicts were 'not a victory in anyway'

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Woman: Verdict 'could prevent others coming forward'

A woman who gave evidence against Dave Lee Travis told ITV News she is worried that the verdict recorded today could "prevent other people from coming forward."

However, she urged people not be "put off" in contacting the police.

Travis, 68, was found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London's Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts on two other charges.

Woman: Operation Yewtree has given people 'a voice'

A woman who gave evidence against Dave Lee Travis denied that Operation Yewtree has failed and claimed that it gave many people "a voice."

Asked whether she thought it was possible to secure a historic sex abuse conviction, the woman said:

Travis, 68, was found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London's Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts on two other charges.

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Woman does not regret making allegations against DLT

A woman who gave evidence against Dave Lee Travis told ITV News she was disappointed by the verdict but does not regret making the allegations against him.

She added that "it was important for this trial to happen" and praised the bravery of the women who went to the police with claims against the veteran broadcaster.

Travis, 68, was found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London's Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts on two other charges.

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Dave Lee Travis: Verdicts 'not a victory in any way'

Dave Lee Travis told reporters outside court: "I'm not over the moon about any of this today.

"I don't feel like there's a victory in any way shape or form."

Dave Lee Travis speaks to reporters outside court after he was acquitted of 12 charges

He also said that he had "been through a year-and-a-half of hell" and that he had spent so much money on the trial that he had to sell his house.

"I did lose my reputation as well, which I may try and get back later," he added.

Dave Lee Travis shows no reaction as verdicts read out

Dave Lee Travis showed no reaction and looked straight ahead as the verdicts were read out in court today.

The 68-year-old was allowed to remain seated as the verdicts were passed and listened with the aid of headphones, as he had done during the four weeks of evidence.

His wife Marianne supported him from the public gallery as the verdicts were announced but did not show any emotion.

She sat next to Margaret Merritt, Travis's personal assistant in the 1970s, who gave evidence as a defence witness.

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