Former Radio 1 superstar Dave Lee Travis has introduced a problem towards his conviction for indecent attack.
3 judges on the Courtroom of Attraction in London are listening to an software by way of the disgraced DJ, who used to be discovered to blame of groping a tender researcher at the back of the scenes at The Mrs Merton Display in 1995.
Following his conviction final yr the previous Most sensible Of The Pops presenter, now elderly 70, stated he used to be “mortified” and ”in point of fact disillusioned”.
He used to be sentenced to 3 months in jail, suspended for 2 years, via a pass judgement on at Southwark Crown Courtroom in London.
A jury heard he assaulted his sufferer – who’s now a a success TV character – within the hall of a BBC tv studio the place she used to be smoking, and commented on her ”deficient little lungs” sooner than squeezing her breasts for 10 to 15 seconds.
Travis, of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, who turned into a family identify within the 1970s, used to be first arrested in October 2012 underneath Operation Yewtree, Scotland Backyard’s investigation into ancient sexual abuse within the wake of allegations towards the past due DJ Jimmy Savile.
He’s found in courtroom these days for court cases sooner than Woman Justice Hallett, Mrs Justice McGowan and Mrs Justice Would possibly.
His QC Stephen Vullo informed the judges that the occasions which adopted the arrest of Mr Travis had “devastated his profession, ruined his popularity, and broken his budget past restore”.
Two trials lasting “many weeks”, with two separate juries, had “ended in a unmarried conviction”.
He informed the courtroom: “We’ve proof now that (the complainant) lied to the jury.”
Supply : HeraldScotland