Why weren"t the police this zealous with Savile?

Why weren't the police this zealous with Savile | UPDATED: 23:51 GMT, 9 December 2012 The ancient practice of hue and cry — when a suspected criminal was pursued by a mob of angry citizens, shouting to raise the alarm — is famously celebrated in Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist, in which Bill Sikes is chased to his death after murdering his girlfriend, Nancy. Now it has been revived by Operation Yewtree, the police investigation which followed the late disc jockey Jimmy Savile’s exposure as an alleged paedophile.