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Sweden to reopen 2010 case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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Published May 14, 2019, 11:19 am IST
Updated May 14, 2019, 11:19 am IST
Assange is currently serving 50 weeks imprisonment sentence in UK's Belmarsh prison.
The prosecutor will request a European Arrest Warrant for Assange along with a detention order to Uppsala District Court. (Photo: ANI)
 The prosecutor will request a European Arrest Warrant for Assange along with a detention order to Uppsala District Court. (Photo: ANI)

Sweden's Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson has decided to reopen a 2010 case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

According to the official document, the prosecutor will request a European Arrest Warrant for Assange along with a detention order to Uppsala District Court as the alleged crime took place in Enkoping municipality.

 

Assange is currently serving 50 weeks imprisonment sentence in UK's Belmarsh prison and the US is seeking his extradition on charges of conspiracy to hack into a classified government computer.

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