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Gambaccini wins payout over unfounded abuse claims

Gambaccini wins payout over unfounded abuse claims

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Paul Gambaccini has won a payout from prosecutors over an unfounded case regarding historical sex allegations. The BBC radio DJ was arrested in October 2013 over claims he sexually assaulted two teenage boys.Gambaccini spent a year on bail before the case against him was dropped in what he labelled a "completely fictitious" affair.He started legal action against the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) last year and has now reached an out-of-court settlement, but confidentiality clauses in the agreement mean the amount paid cannot be disclosed.Gambaccini was arrested under Operation Yewtree, set up in the wake of the revelations about paedophile Jimmy Savile.He described the episode as a celebrity "witch hunt" and told of how his husband "saved his life" after he was accused of ...