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Sweden reopens Julian Assange rape investigation

Credit: FOX 47 News Michigan
Published on May 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

Sweden reopens Julian Assange rape investigation

The Australian whistleblower was accused of sexual assault and rape by two women in Sweden after visiting the country in August 2010.

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Sweden reopens Julian Assange rape investigation

BREAKING NEWS THIS MORNING ABOUTWIKILEAKS FOUNDER JULIANASSANGE.SWEDISH PROSECUTORS SAY THEY'REREOPENING A RAPE CASE AGAINSTHIM.THE ANNOUNCEMENT COMES WEEKSAFTER HE WAS ARRESTED ANDCARRIED OUT OF THE ECUADORIANEMBASSY IN LONDON.THAT'S WHERE HE WAS STAYING ATFOR ALMOST SEVEN YEARS.HE'S CURRENTLY SERVING A YEARPRISON SENTENCE IN THE UNITEDKINGDOM FORSKIPPING BAIL IN 20-12.SWEDISH PROSECUTORS FILEDPRELIMINARY CHARGES AGAINSTASSANGE IN20-10 AFTER HE VISITED THECOUNTRY THAT SAME YEAR.PROSECUTORS COULDN'T PURSUE THECASE WHILE HE WAS LIVING IN THEEMBASSY.THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ONTHIS CASE EXPIRE IN AUGUST OF20-20.

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