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TORBETT ARRESTED 5th May 2017,
CELTIC Boys Club founder Jim Torbett has been arrested over historic sex abuse claims.
The 69-year-old former senior official at the club has been detained by cops as part of an ongoing probe into sexual abuse.
He was arrested by cops on Friday
Cops say he was held over “non-recent” sexual offence allegations.
He is expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court today.
A police spokeswoman said: “Following a Police Scotland investigation, a 69-year-old man from Glasgow has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with non-recent sexual offences.
“A full report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.”
Ex-Celtic Boys club coach Jim Torbett arrested over sex offences 5th May 11.30am http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/15267671.Ex_Celtic_Boys_club_coach_Jim_Torbett_arrested_over_sex_offences/ https://archive.is/kVOW7
Reporter ~ “Torbett, how do you respond to alligations that you abused boys at Celtic boys club?”
scuffle off camera?
Reporter ~ “Take your hands off”
Unknown ~ “That’s assault”
Reporter ~ “Mr Torbett, how do you respond to alligations that you used your position at Celtic Boys Club as a front, as a front for your paedophile activities?”
Torbet ~ “Will you let me close the door please?”
Reporter ~ “Will you answer the question please?”
Torbet ~ (Torbett stuttered) “Am, am, am, not answering any questions to you, i will answer them in court”
Reporter ~ “What do you say to Kenny Campbell..”
Torbet ~ BLEEPED OUT & then mumbles something to his pal, but i can’t make out what he says
Reporter continues ~ “Who accused you of child sex abuse?”
Torbett’s pal in Blue Shirt ~ “Get your hands off my car”
Blue shirt then deliberately shoulder barges reporter… screenshots taken from 31- 33secs
Reporter ~ “Get your hands off me”
BBC reporter’s foot crushed by car after confronting ex-Celtic Boys 2 May 2017
Convicted paedophile Jim Torbett has been thrown out of the US after officials found out about his past, it emerged last night.
The Celtic Boys’ Club founder had been living in California but was yesterday paid a visit by US Homeland Security.
It came after the 69-year-old was tracked down and confronted on Tuesday by the BBC over fresh allegations.
Quoting US sources, the broadcaster reported last night how Torbett had been warned by immigration officials that if it’s found he had breached his visa requirements on previous convictions, he would face serious charges.
Former youth football coach paedophile Jim Torbett tracked down in America as he denies latest abuse claims
The former Celtic Boys Club coach now lives in America
He was warned to leave the country – advice he seems to have followed.
Torbett has also be added to a banned last from returning to the US.
It remained unclear last night if Torbett – from Kelvindale in Glasgow – was returning to Scotland.
Torbett, who was brought to justice after a Daily Record investigation, was allegedly booted out of the Boys’ Club in 1974 by legendary Celtic boss Jock Stein over abuse claims. But he was allowed back after Stein left in 1980.
Victim says SFA must stand to account and do more to tackle sex abuse in football
Jim Torbett was questioned by the BBC in America
Last month, alleged victim Kenny Campbell claimed he was abused by Torbett in the 80s. A BBC Scotland documentary also alleged more offences were carried out after this time.
Torbett refused to comment when confronted at a California shopping mall by BBC’s Mark Daly.
He was jailed for two years in 1998 for abusing three former Boys’ Club players between 1967 and 1974.