The Swiss government has denied a United States extradition request for Roman Polanski.
The Justice Ministry said Monday in a statement that national interests
were taken into consideration in the decision, and that Polanski was
now a free man
Roman pled guilty in 1978 to one count of unlawful sexual intercourse
with a 13-year-old girl, but fled to France before he could be
UPDATE: According to L.A. Superior Court spokesperson Allan Parachini, "The original Polanski case remains pending. The Los Angeles Superior Court arrest warrant from 1978 remains outstanding."
Roman Polanski Won't Be Extradited to U.S.
7/12/2010 7:47 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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