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Last Updated: Saturday, 1 September 2007, 14:16 GMT 15:16 UK
BBC's DJ held 'over order breach'
Andy Kershaw
Andy Kershaw has presented his Radio 3 show since 2001
BBC radio DJ Andy Kershaw has been remanded in custody after being charged with breaching a restraining order.

Kershaw, 48, who presents a Radio 3 show and was a Radio 1 DJ for 15 years, was arrested on 29 August near the home of his former partner, Juliette Banner.

She had previously obtained an order preventing him from visiting her house in Peel, on the Isle of Man.

A BBC spokeswoman said the case was "a personal matter for Andy and not something on which we would comment".

The restraining order had been granted on 1 August against Mr Kershaw, who has two children with Ms Banner.

The Isle of Man Constabulary said Mr Kershaw was arrested after he allegedly attempted to call at his former partner's home.

A police spokeswoman said: "The Constabulary can confirm that Andrew Kershaw appeared before the Deputy High Bailiff at a court in Douglas on 30 August.

"Mr Kershaw was remanded in custody until 1000 on Tuesday 4 September when he will next appear before the Deputy High Bailiff."

The DJ, who was born in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, lives on the Isle of Man.

He has been with Radio 3 since April 2001 where he presents a world music show, but had been on a summer break when he was arrested.




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