Glitter ‘sex crimes’ trial ad­journed

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THE trial of for­mer pop star Gary Glitter, who is ac­cused of a string of his­toric sex of­fences against three girls, was ad­journed again yes­ter­day after a day of le­gal ar­gu­ment.

The 70-year-old ( whose real name is Paul Gadd, faces 10 charges re­lat­ing to al­leged crimes com­mit­ted in the 1970s and early 1980s.

He is ac­cused of one at­tempted rape, seven in­de­cent as­saults and one charge of un­law­ful sex with a girl un­der the age of 13.

Glitter, who found fame in the 1970s as part of the glam rock scene, scor­ing num­ber one hits with and de­nies all the charges against him.

Glitter, from Maryle­bone in cen­tral London, ar­rived at South­wark Crown Court wear­ing a knit­ted bob­ble hat for the start of his three-week trial.

But Judge Alis­tair McCreath ad­journed the case un­til 10am on Wed­nes­day.

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