Friday, October 31, 2014

Paedophile entertainer Rolf Harris loses first round of his appeal

Disgraced Harris unveiling his portrait of the Queen at
Buckingham Palace in 2005 to mark her 80th birthday,
before his crimes were revealed
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Harris was jailed for five years and nine months for the sex abuse in July for attacks on children as young as eight between 1968 and 1986.

The Australian presenter and artist even abused his daughter Bindi's best friend while she slept feet away - but the 84-year-old has refused to show any remorse for his sex crimes.

This afternoon a spokesman for the Judicial Office confirmed that a judge has refused his application for permission to appeal.  (more...)

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