Wikileaks founder,Julian Assange was arrested!

Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, was arrested Tuesday, British police said. “It is a political maneuver,” says his lawyer. Retention is related to two alleged rapes, claimed by two women in Sweden.

According to BBC, British police received Monday a new international arrest warrant issued by the Swedish justice on behalf of Julian Assange, accused of “rape, sexual aggression and coercion” on two women, which would be held in August, in the Nordic country.

The first arrest warrant issued by Sweden was drawn incorrectly.

According to sources quoted by Sky News, the agents of Scotland Yard arrested 39 years  age Australian at 9.30 .

Classifying the arrests as “a political maneuver,” Assange’s lawyer, Mark Stephens, said the founder of Wikileaks trying to find out the precise charges against him.

Two women in Sweden say they have been sexually assaulted by Julian Assange when he visited the country in August. Julian Assange denies the charges.

After being questioned by British police,  Assange appearance before a judicial body which will issue about the possibility of extradition.

A Red Alert for Julian Assange, appeared last week on the website of Interpol, in connection with “sexual offenses” claimed by the two Swedish.

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Posted by M.P.Bogdan on Dec 7 2010. Filed under Featured News, Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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