The BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, suspended a male workers member on Sunday after a report in The Sun newspaper that an unnamed male presenter had paid tens of hundreds of kilos to an individual beginning after they have been 17 years outdated in change for “sexually express images.”
The Solar didn’t establish the presenter, and the BBC didn’t establish the workers member who was suspended.
In a statement announcing the suspension, the BBC mentioned that the corporate “grew to become conscious of a grievance in Might,” and “new allegations have been put to us on Thursday of a special nature.”
“The BBC takes any allegations significantly, and now we have sturdy inner processes in place to proactively take care of such allegations,” the corporate mentioned, including, “It is a complicated and fast-paced set of circumstances, and the BBC is working as shortly as doable to determine the info with the intention to correctly inform applicable subsequent steps.”
The BBC mentioned it anticipated to supply updates “within the coming days” and that the BBC board can be stored updated.