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Court refuses case against director Roman Polanski to drop

Court refuses case against director Roman Polanski to drop

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The federal judge in California rejects a old case against director Roman Polanski, who in the seventies had sex with an underage girl, to let it fall.

The court has therefore decided, despite a plea from the victim, that in June, for the court and pleaded the case to be dropped. That reports The Hollywood Reporter.

Samantha Geimer, who was 13 when Polanski sex with her had found that they had forty years, punished for the matter. They requested the judge the matter, to reject it because she and her family can finally rest wanted to have.

When Polanski’s the end of the seventies was indicted, he left the US. Since then, the makers of famous films as Rosemary’s Baby and The Pianist, not more to the country returned, because he was in America immediately will wordenopgepakt.

Serious crime

The federal judge proposed on Friday in a statement sympathetic to Geimer and her request. But he stressed that it is legally not the right choice would have been the case, to reject it. “Ms. Geimer is the victim of a serious crime, and her testimony is proof of that,” said the judge.

The case comes before the court because of Polanski, now 84 years old, like to move back in the US. His lawyer had argued since the director the past forty years, punished enough for the crime for which he was in the seventies, the US fled.

In the wake of the new attention for the old Polanski case has a new alleged victim reported. A 59-year-old woman states that the director dozens of years back to have sex with her when she was 16-years-old. This Robin reported after the testimony of Geimer that the judge asked Polanski not to prosecute.

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