Rolf Harris arrested in Jimmy Saville sex scandal follow-up.
Blogs around the globe are naming Rolf Harris as the mystery man just arrested in England in connection with the police investigation follow-up to the Jimmy Saville child sex exploitation scandal of last year.
Rolf, who lives in Berkshire, the county quoted in the British media, turns 83 tomorrow. The man being questioned is said to be “a famous Australian entertainer aged 82”.
Saville, who died last year, was/is the central figure in a child exploitation scandal that has so far brought forward more than 800 alleged victims and rocked the entertainment world.
This is not the first time that Rolf has been linked with the paedophile scandal that rocked Britain (and the rest of the world). He was questioned by police back in the last half of last year, and was “outed” on British websites.
However, some sources state that his connection with the scandal may be as someone who was aware of the activities of Jimmy Saville and did nothing to bring the matter to the attention of the authorities. In other words, he may not himself be guilty of sexual offences.
Meanwhile Rolf has been released on bail until May.