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Sexual assault trial of British PR guru focuses on inconsistent penile size testimonies

Published on Mar 27, 2014 12:09 AM

LONDON (AFP) - A defence lawyer for Max Clifford, Britain's top celebrity publicist who is on trial for a string of sexual assaults, on Wednesday accused prosecution witnesses of providing unreliable evidence about the size of his penis.

Lawyer Richard Horwell said conflicting claims of women made in court so far, suggesting the 70-year-old PR guru had a "micro-penis" or one that was "enormous", had been incorrect.

A doctor had measured Clifford's penis at about 13.5cm long when flaccid, Mr Horwell told the jury at Southwark Crown Court in London. "Certainly not freakishly small and certainly not enormous - not one of these witnesses can be relied upon," he said.

Clifford is accused of using his position as an entertainment power broker to abuse women. He denies 11 counts of indecent assault against seven women and girls between 1966 and 1984.

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