Says it all in the title really... Sex offender was on royal barge - UK News - MSN News UK "A convicted sex offender joined senior members of the Royal Family on their barge during the Diamond Jubilee pageant, it has been revealed. Harbinder Singh Rana was invited onto the Spirit of Chartwell as a guest of the Prince of Wales - who was not aware of his criminal past. Rana, from Walsall, West Midlands, stood trial in 1986 after posing as a doctor to carry out the attacks. He was sentenced to four years in jail after being convicted of five counts of indecent assault, 11 counts of assault causing actual bodily harm and one count of attempted assault."