Doherty arrested after V festival

JUST hours after performing at the V festival in Chelmsford, rock star Pete Doherty was arrested for suspected drug possession.The 28-year-old Babyshambles frontman was arrested in the Tower Hamlets area of east London at about 2am today.

JUST hours after performing at the V festival in Chelmsford, rock star Pete Doherty was arrested for suspected drug possession.

The 28-year-old Babyshambles frontman was arrested in the Tower Hamlets area of east London at about 2am today.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "A 28-year-old man was arrested in east London on suspicion of possession of drugs. He is in custody at an east London police station."

Doherty took the stage at the V festival in Stafford last night with his band Babyshambles.

One reviewer said Doherty finished the set by demolishing the drum kit after starting four hours late, at 10pm, because of traffic.

Less than two weeks ago, a judge told Doherty he must kick his drug habit or go to jail.

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