Amy Winehouse's ex arrested for rape

Melbourne, June 29 (ANI): Amy Winehouse's former boyfriend Reginald Traviss has been charged with two counts of rape.

Traviss, a film director who was in a relationship with Winehouse when she died, was arrested in April by London's Metropolitan Police.

"I have authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge Reginald Traviss with two counts of rape," News.com.au. quoted Rebecca Mundy, a lawyer in the London rape and serious sexual offences unit of the Crown Prosecution Service, as saying.

She said the alleged offences took place between December 29, 2011 and January 1, 2012.

Traviss, 35, is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court in central London on July 17. (ANI)