‘Celebrity chef’ on child sex charges

A man reported to be a Swedish television chef has been arrested in Gothenburg on suspicion of buying sex from two underage girls.

The man, in his thirties, was remanded in custody on Friday, having admitted paying the girls for sex on two different occasions. He also confessed to exploiting a girl by getting her to pose for photos in a sexual manner in Gothenburg, once in the past month and once in November last year.

The chef, who is reported to be well-known in the Swedish restaurant industry, is also accused of molesting a woman in Malmö in October 2005.