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Sweden to reopen rape probe of WikiLeaks founder
Posted By admin On September 1, 2010 @ 8:28 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
STOCKHOLM (AFP) – A top Swedish prosecutor said Wednesday she would reopen a rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, overturning a previous ruling to quash a probe of the Australian.
“There is reason to believe that a crime has been committed. Considering information available at present, my judgement is that the classification of the crime is rape,” director of prosecutions Marianne Ny said in a statement.
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“The basis for further considerations is not sufficient at the moment. More investigations are necessary before a final decision can be made (concerning possible charges),” she added.
A Swedish duty prosecutor issued an arrest warrant for Assange on August 20 over rape allegations. But chief prosecutor Eva Finne abruptly withdrew it the next day, saying new information had come to light.
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