BBC director who ‘accidentally’ downloaded images had illegal weapons too

A former BBC director who claimed he ‘accidentally’ downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children was spared jail today as a court heard he also had a small arsenal of illegal weapons. Victor Melleney, 76, who worked on shows including Question Time and Panorama, stored 832 indecent images of children across his laptop, desktop, two hard-drives and a WIFI dongle between May 2011 and October 2018. He admitted he was addicted to legal pornography but said he had no interest…

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