The future father-in-law of John Lennon's son JULIAN has been arrested over alleged sexual assaults on an eight-year-old girl.

Police on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca are questioning multi-millionaire Robert Bayliss after a girl claimed he touched her when she visited a shop he owns on the island.

The married father of three, who will also answer allegations of offences involving the girls six-year-old sister, has been held in custody for six days.

Bayliss' daughter Lucy, 31 is dating and due to marry 42-year-old Julian Lennon - the former beatle's son with his first wife Cynthia.

27/06/2005 02:00