Rolf Harris jailed for five years and nine months

Veteran entertainer Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecently assaulting four girls over a near 20-year period. One of his victims told ITV News he was a "nasty man" who took advantage his position.

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Rolf Harris showed no emotion as sentence was given

Rolf Harris showed no emotion as he was sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for a string of sexual assaults.

A court sketch of Harris as impact statements are read out. Credit: ITV News/Priscilla Coleman

Harris, who earlier travelled to court by boat, remained impassive in the dock with a striped suitcase by his side.

His daughter, Bindi, watched on from the public gallery in a packed courtroom.

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