Former Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes extradition approved

THE British government has authorised the extradition of Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes, who is expected to face multiple child sexual assault charges on his return to Australia.

Home Secretary Theresa May on Tuesday signed an extradition order for Hughes after a London magistrate in September determined that the 64-year-old return to NSW for questioning.

Hughes consented to the order and indicated that he plans to defend allegations that he assaulted five children between 1985 and 1990 while staring on the popular family television sitcom.

Read more at Brisbane Times

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