BBC launches hunt for radio saboteur

From Charlie Sale, Daily Mail
The BBC is mounting a top-level probe, using CCTV and computer information, to find who was responsible for tampering with an early Saturday morning 5live sports news bulletin featuring a pre-recorded Jacqui Oatley interview with Wigan manager Roberto Martinez.

The Martinez chat was interrupted by a voice saying “******* trumpet, ******* Stanley Clarke”, which the Beeb hierarchy believes may have been inserted by a disgruntled employee.

Freelance sports reporter Ben Jacobs missed his BBC sports shift on Sunday having been told he was involved in the inquiry.

Jacobs’ agent, David Welch, said: “Ben is fully co-operating with the investigation but totally denies any involvement in any malpractice.”

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