Swedish prosecutors drop Assange rape inquiry

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28.08.2020-CGTN China Global Television Network

Swedish prosecutors drop Assange rape inquiry
Julian Assange (Image by Pressenza)

Swedish prosecutors said on Tuesday that they will not proceed with the investigation into a rape allegation made against Julian Assange in 2010. Prosecutors claim that the accusations made by the plaintiff against Assange were ‘credible’ but that too much time has passed since the incident took place in 2010.

Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson told reporters that the victims memories of the incident had faded over the past decade. Persson said: “After conducting a comprehensive assessment of what has emerged during the course of the preliminary investigation I then make the assessment that the evidence is not strong enough to form the basis for filing an indictment.”

She added: “I want to stress that the plaintiff has given a credible and reliable account (of events). Her statement is clear, long and detailed.”

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