Sunday, September 27, 2009

Roman Polanski arrested

Roman Polanski was arrested Sunday in Zurich, Switzerland for a statutory rape of a 13 year old that happened 30 years ago. He is about to receive a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival.The Swiss Justice Ministry said it was now waiting for a US extradition request.

Polanski pleaded guilty for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13 year old girl but then fled the United States before he could have been sentenced.