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Assange also arrested under US extradition warrant: Police

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founder Julian Assange, arrested in Thursday for breaching his British conditions, is also being held over an extradition request from the United States, police said.

The Australian has "been further arrested on behalf of the authorities, at 10:53 am after his arrival at a central police station. This is an extradition warrant under Section 73 of the Extradition Act", a statement said.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 17:50 IST