Colombo Telegraph

Sweden Drops Julian Assange Rape Investigation

Sweden’s Director of Public Prosecution, Ms Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding suspected rape (lesser degree) by Julian Assange.

Swedish prosecutors are to drop a preliminary investigation into an allegation of rape against the WikiLeaks founder bringing to an end a seven-year legal standoff.

Assange reacted to the news by tweeting a photo of himself smiling inside the Ecuadorian Embassy where he has been living for almost five years.

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