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Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe against Assange

AFP  |  Stockholm 

Swedish prosecutors said today that they had closed a seven-year rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

"Director of Public Prosecution, Marianne Ny, has today decided to discontinue the investigation regarding suspected rape by Julian Assange," it said in a statement.

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First Published: Fri, May 19 2017. 15:02 IST