Gary Glitter is being recalled to jail for breaking his licence situations.
The 78-year-old was launched on licence final month after serving half of his 16-year sentence for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.
A Probation Service spokesperson mentioned: “Protecting the public is our number one priority.
“That’s why we set robust licence situations and when offenders breach them, we do not hesitate to return them to custody.”
Glitter, whose actual identify is Paul Gadd, had a string of chart hits within the Nineteen Seventies. He was convicted and jailed in 2015 for the historic intercourse assaults.
He attacked two women, aged 12 and 13, after inviting them backstage to his dressing room and isolating them from their moms.
In 1975, the singer crept into the mattress of his third sufferer – a lady who was aged below 10 on the time – in an try and rape her.
Gary Glitter free of jail
Police referred to as to disturbance at Gary Glitter bail hostel
The allegations got here to gentle when he turned the primary particular person to be arrested below Operation Yewtree – the investigation launched by the Metropolitan Police within the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
On his launch in February, a Ministry of Justice spokesperson mentioned that offenders like Glitter are “closely monitored” by each the police and Probation Service.
“[They] face some of the strictest licence conditions including being fitted with a GPS tag,” the spokesperson mentioned.
“If the offender breaches these conditions at any point, they can go back behind bars.
“We’ve already launched harder sentences for the worst offenders and ended the automated midway launch for critical crimes.”
A day after his launch, a bunch of protestors have been understood to have gathered exterior the bail hostel, through which Glitter was positioned after leaving HMP The Verne, a low-security class C jail in Portland, Dorset.
They demanded he be faraway from the hostel, which is in a residential space, with one man making an attempt to scale a fence.
A Hampshire police spokesperson mentioned on the time that no arrests have been made and the state of affairs was resolved.
Richard Scorer, head of the abuse legislation crew at Slater and Gordon – which represents one in every of Glitter’s victims – mentioned his launch was “particularly distressing and traumatic” for these he attacked.