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Swiss Won’t Extradite Roman Polanski to U.S. To Face Sentencing

swiss map [1]By Allan Lengel

The long protracted legal battle for famous film director Roman Polanski appears to beĀ  over– at least as far as the Swiss are concerned.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the Swiss authorities said Polanski, 76, will not be extradited to the United States to face sentencing in a 30-year-old incident involving sex with a 13-year-old girl. And he has been set free from house arrest.

The paper reported that the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police said a flaw in the extradition request could not be ruled out.

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