Oscar Winning Screenwriter Paul Haggis detained in Italy for sexual assault

Oscar Winning Screenwriter Paul Haggis detained in Italy for sexual assault

According to a recent report statement from the local prosecutor in Italy, the renowned writer and director Paul Haggis has detained in Italy for aggravated sexual assault and injury.

Oscar Winning Screenwriter Paul Haggis detained in Italy for sexual assault

According to the report, a warrant was issued for the arrest of the 70 years old Canadian who resided in Ostuni, a tourist town in the southern Italian region of Puglia.

The 70 years old Canadian-born director and screenwriter, Paul, who won two Oscars for the 2004 crime drama “Crash,” was in the country to attend a film festival that begins Tuesday in Ostuni, a tourist town in the southern Italian region of Puglia.

It was stated that Paul Haggis inflicted injuries sexually on a young foreign woman.

Haggis’ lawyer in Italy, Michele Laforgia, said in a press statement Sunday: “Paul Haggis is currently in Ostuni, at his home, under ‘detention’ by order of the Public Prosecutor of Brindisi, as currently they are waiting for a summon by the judge.

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