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A Swiss court has authorized the release of Roman Polanski on bail of $4.5 million, but the Hollywood director will be required to remain under house arrest and electronic monitoring at his Swiss chalet.
But despite the court’s approval, the Swiss Justice Ministry says it will keep Polanski in jail until it decides whether to appeal his release to the country's supreme court.
Spokesman Folco Galli says the ministry will make its decision "quickly," even though it has 10 days to appeal.
The Swiss Criminal Court still considers Polanski a high flight risk. Its ruling Wednesday said