Anorak | Bill Roache arrested over child abuse claims in this life

Bill Roache arrested over child abuse claims in this life

by | 1st, May 2013

Religion - Druidism - London - 1979

BILL Roache MBE has been accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967. Roache, 81, is best known for playing Ken Barlow in Coronation Street . Police arrested him at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, as part of Scotland Yard’s Operation Yewtree, the investigation into historic sex crimes.

As yet, only showbiz names and connections with that world have been arrested as part of the trawl triggered by the revelations about Sir Jimmy Savile. No politicians, journalists, peers, medics, lawyers, sportsmen or military men have been arrested. Which seems odd, no?

PS Roache was in the news recenetly for saying we should be more understanding of paedophiles. He told New Zealand TV :

“Paedophilia is absolutely horrendous. Paedophiles should be sought out, rooted out and dealt with.

“But there’s a fringe of people who, particularly pop singers, they have these groupies. These girls who come, they’re sexually active, sexually mature. They don’t ask for their birth certificate, they don’t know what age they may be.

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