Operation Yewtree: Why weren"t the police this zealous with Jimmy Savile?

Why weren't the police this zealous with Savile | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 10 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.