On Monday, a South Italian judge ordered Canadian-born film director Paul Hagis to be released from detention at a hotel, and prosecutors said he was a woman without her. Decided to pursue the allegations of having sex with his lawyer said he had two days of consent.
Michele Laforgia told the Associated Press that Hagis, a screen writer and award-winning academy, is still in Italy. The decision was made by Judge Burma Gili of Puglia, the area that forms the "heel" of the Italian Peninsula.
Hagis, 69, 6 after a woman told authorities she had unconsensual sex with her for two days while in Italy to attend a tourist art festival. He was detained by police in Puglia on the 19th of March. The town of Ostuni.
According to the lawyer, he declared innocence.
Laforgia said in a text message that the prosecutor was a young foreigner and a 28-year-old British woman by Italian media showed no signs of violence or abuse. Said the judge had decided.
The court was closed on Monday night and Gili was not immediately asked for comment.
"Lack of contractile violent behavior": Judge
Collier della Serra, quoted from the judge's decision, said Hagis's "lack of contractile violent behavior". I concluded that there is. The judge also said in the ruling that the woman's decision to stay in the dormitory with Hagis was "voluntary," the Italian daily newspaper said.
On June 22, after hearing in a closed room, it was Gili who ordered Hagis to continue his detention while the investigation continued.
The prosecutor did not immediately say whether he would withdraw the investigation or proceed with the investigation after the judge's decision. When asked if he would end the case, Laforsia replied, "Let's see what the Prosecutor's Office will do at this point."
Hagis, who lives in the United States, has other legal issues. In recent years, four women in the United States have alleged his sexual misconduct.