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Prosecutor drops charges against broadcaster Paul Gambaccini

BBC broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will face no further action after being arrested under high-profile sex crime investigation Operation Yewtree.

The 65-year-old had maintained his innocence since he was held on October 29 last year, and today prosecutors said that there was not enough evidence to bring charges.

He said he has faced "12 months of trauma".

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Paul Gambaccini will not face sex offence charges

Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini will not face charges over allegations of historical sex offences, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.

Paul Gambaccini announcing this year's Ivor Novello Award nominees. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Baljit Ubhey, the Chief Crown Prosecutor of CPS London, said:

“Having carefully reviewed this case, we have decided that there is insufficient evidence to prosecute in relation to allegations of sexual offences made by two males believed to be aged between 14 and 15 at the time of the alleged offending."

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