Rolf Harris to be released from prison

Rolf Harris court case

Rolf Harris court case

Rolf Harris is to be released from prison tomorrow, a court has heard.

The jury has previously been told that Harris has already been convicted and sentenced in 2014 for other offences.

Disgraced Aussie entertainer Rolf Harris is set to be released from a United Kingdom prison later today after being granted bail on groping charges.

"As a result, Mr Harris will no longer be appearing in this court over the video link following his release from prison and will be attending what remains of the trial in person".

Two of the indecent assault charges relate to allegations Harris groped the breast of a 16-year-old girl and ran his hand up between her thighs in the back of a taxi at a celebrity sports event in Cambridge in 1978.

He is also alleged to have touched a 13-year-old girl's breast after filming a children's TV programme and asked her: 'Do you often get molested in a Saturday morning?'

Giving evidence in court on the trial's fourth day, one alleged victim denied she had "fabricated" evidence against Harris.

The woman's testimony came after the judge told the jury she had approved an application for bail allowing Harris to be released on Friday from Stafford Prison where he has been serving time for previous convictions from 2014.

She said the court would not be sitting on Friday as Harris went through his release from Stafford.

She told the court: 'I absolutely have not (fabricated evidence).

"I was in shock because I couldn't comprehend really what had just happened".

The TV presenter is accused of groping a 14-year-old girl in 1971 after she asked for his autograph.

"She just wouldn't believe it because it was Rolf Harris", she said.

But the woman said she later told friends and family about the incident whenever Harris' name came up or he appeared on television.

"I told him to f*** off and leave me alone", she told the court.

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