Hey Dad star Robert Hughes gets six years jail

FORMER Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes has been sentenced to at least six years in jail for sexually abusing young girls.

In sentencing remarks today Judge Peter Zahra described Hughes as a sexual predator who abused his position of trust, Fairfax has reported.

Hughes was convicted of 10 child sex charges in April. The convictions included seven counts of indecent assault, two counts of sexual assault and one count of assault with an act of indecency.

The 65-year-old actor showed no emotion as his sentence was handed down. 

Hughes will stay in custody until April 2020 at the earliest.

His maximum sentence is 10 years and nine months.

Read the full report here. 


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