Former British pop star Gary Glitter
IN PHOTO: Former British pop star Gary Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, leaves Southwark Crown Court in London January 12, 2015. Glitter is charged with sexual offences involving underage girls. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Paul Gadd, who is popularly known as Gary Glitter, will remain in jail after losing his battle for his conviction for sex offenses and might even face death in prison.

The appeal brought by Glitter was thrown by the court of appeals in London. He was sentenced to 16-years of imprisonment in February after hearing that Glitter attempted to rape an eighth-year-old in 1975. Followed by a 12-year-old who experienced sexual abuse after handling her a bottle of champagne in Glitter's hotel room.

Another was a girl whose age is 13, Glitter carried her back to his dressing room before his performance.

According to The Telegraph, Glitter was not present at the time when his appeal was dismissed by the three judges who noted that there is nothing "unsafe" about his imprisonment.

Landon's Chief Crown prosecutor and head of the Crown Prosecution Service, Baljit Ubhey, told The Telegraph that the convict abuses his access to the younger fans to perform this behavior. Such crimes lead to the consequences of the victim carrying it for a lifetime.

"The bravery of the victims [and witnesses] in this case cannot be understated and their testimony has been vital in bringing Paul Gadd to justice," Baljit Ubhey said.

Ubhey also added, asking for other sexual abuse victims, to have enough courage of coming forward and provided "that their case will be handled with sensitivity and professionalism" reports that the abuse started at the height of his fame in 1970's and first jailed for four months in 1999 when Glitter admitted carrying child pornography images.

In 2002, Glitter was forced to leave Cambodia to unidentified allegations while jailed in Vietnam in 2006 involving girls aged 11 and 12.

Gary Glitter was the first person to be arrested under Operation Yewtree. An operation conducted by Met Police that started in October 2012, after British media personality Jimmy Sabile and others was put to the allegations of performing child abuse. This arrest led to light the allegations against Glitter aged 71.

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