Dave Lee Travis to face sex charge retrial

Prosecutors want DJ Dave Lee Travis to face a retrial on charges of indecent and sexual assault, Southwark Crown Court was told today, and a further hearing is due to take place.

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DLT: The nightmare is now going to go on

Reacting to news that he is to face a retrial on sex charges, veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis said: "The nightmare is now going to go on. All I can say is, this whole thing started when I was 67 and I just hope it will end by the time I'm 80."

Dave Lee Travis is to face a retrial which is expected to last two weeks. Credit: Press Association

The radio DJ was told today he is to face a retrial on two charges of indecent and sexual assault after a jury sitting at Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts.

The same jury acquitted Travis of 12 indecent assault charges.

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