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Oscar-Winning Director Paul Haggis Arrested In Italy For Alleged Sexual Assault

Latesttalks | 20/06/2022 05:35 PM | Click to read full article

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis has been arrested in southern Italy on suspicion of aggravated sexual assault. Brindisi prosecutors said he was also accused of "aggravated personal injury and crimes committed to the prejudice of a young foreign woman". 

The ANSA and AGI agencies also report Mr. Haggis has denied the allegations via his lawyer, Michele Laforgia.