KRAKOW, Poland, Nov. 27 (UPI) — Polish prosecutors will not obstacle a court get denying extradition for Roman Polanski, placing an finish to a forty-12 months-legal battle to carry the filmmaker again to U.S. soil.
Prosecutors agreed with an Oct ruling that the Oscar-profitable filmmaker should not be despatched back to the United States.
Polanski, 82, has been doggedly pursued given that 1977 when he admitted he experienced intercourse with a 13-year-old woman and agreed to a plea discount. Polanski, who retains French and Polish citizenship, fled the U.S. right after serving forty two days, fearing the judge on the circumstance would lengthen his sentence.
By denying extradition, Poland provides to the jurisdictions throughout Europe Polanski can freely pay a visit to. The criminal offense sufferer said she does not want Polanski extradited.