'Stuart Kuttner rearrested' in phone-hack probe

Former News of the World managing editor faces further questioning.

The former managing editor of the News of the World Stuart Kuttner was rearrested last night by Met officers investigating the phone-hacking scandal, according to reports.

The 71-year-old was first arrested on 2 August on suspicion of phone hacking and inappropriate payments to police, and yesterday was reported to have faced further questioning.

Kuttner, who resigned from the NoW in July 2009, was re-bailed until September.

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