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Police arrest Big Brother's Sezer
Big Brother contestant Sezer Yurtseven
Sezer was competing for a 100,000 prize on Big Brother
Big Brother contestant Sezer Yurtseven has been arrested and bailed by police investigating an alleged rape.

A City of London police spokesman confirmed a 26-year old man was arrested following an "alleged incident of rape on Friday morning".

The arrest relates to an incident said to have happened at the Great Eastern Hotel in east London, close to Liverpool Street station.

Londoner Mr Yurtseven was voted off the Channel 4 reality game show on 2 June.

A police spokesman added: "He has now been bailed to reappear in Bishopsgate police station on a date in August."

The Sun newspaper said the alleged victim reported the attack within hours and was interviewed by specialist officers.

Mr Yurtseven, a stockbroker, denies the allegation and will answer bail on 17 August, the newspaper said.


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