Glitter ‘sex crimes’ trial adjourned
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.