Sweden drops rape probe against Julian Assange

RSTV Bureau
File photo: Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blower website:  www.wikileaks.org  .

File photo: Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blower website: www.wikileaks.org .

Swedish prosecutors said today that they had closed a seven-year rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

“Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding suspected rape by Julian Assange,” it said in a statement.

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