Swedish Prosecutor Wants Assange Detained For Rape Allegation

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Published on May 20, 2019 - Duration: 00:39s

Swedish Prosecutor Wants Assange Detained For Rape Allegation

According to Reuters The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court on Monday for him to be detained in absentia.

If granted, the court order would be the first step in a process to have Assange extradited from Britain, where he is serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail.Sweden reopened the rape investigation last week.

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Swedish Prosecutor Wants Assange Detained For Rape Allegation

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