AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrested again

July 19, 2015

Phil Rudd, the drummer of Australian rock band AC/DC, has been arrested in New Zealand. This comes only 10 days after being sentenced to home detention.

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Rudd was sentenced to eight months home detention after pleading guilty (July 10) to charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs, is being held in custody in New Zealand.

As part of his sentence Rudd was being electronically monitored at his mansion in the seaside city of Tauranga, about 200 km (125 miles) southeast of Auckland.

The 61-year-old musician will appear in court in Tauranga district on Monday morning.

Police declined to confirm the arrest or comment on the charge.