The Hearing
James and Rupert Murdoch speak to the House Affairs Committee in July, 2011

A man, 61, has become the latest person to be arrested in relation to the phone hacking scandal.

At approximately midday today the man was arrested by appointment at a London police station by officers from Operation Weeting and is currently in custody.

The BBC reported that the man is former News Of The World News Editor Greg Miskiw.

A spokesperson for the Met police said: "He was arrested on suspicion of unlawful interception of communications, contrary to Section1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977 and on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications, contrary to Section1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977."

They added: "It would be inappropriate to discuss any further details regarding these cases at this time."

The man is the 12th person to be arrested as part of Operation Weeting, the investigation into phone hacking.

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