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Toppled statue of slave Trader Edward Colston in Bristol is replaced with a dummy of paedophile Jimmy Savile 


A mannequin depicting the notorious paedophile Jimmy Savile has been placed on Edward Colston's Plinth. 


Since Black Lives Matter protesters tore down the statue of the slave trader last month, the plinth has remained empty in Bristol's Castle Park. 

But on June 11 the Jimmy Savile portrayal was put up with a sign that read: 'None of them stopped me, and your licence paid for it.

'The BBC turning a blind eye since 1922.' 

The dummy was wearing a blonde wig, a neon tracksuit and a T-shirt that said: 'If Carlsberg did rapists'. 

Jimmy Savile presented numerous shows for the BBC and was well-known for Jim'll Fix It where he granted the wishes of children who wrote in. 

Savile enjoyed a successful career, won an OBE award and never faced consequences for his sexual crimes.

It was only after his death in 2011 that police investigated the presenter and found over 300 alleged victims that said they were abused over six decades.