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UK court finds Assange guilty of breach of bail conditions

Press Trust of India  |  London 

A on Thursday found founder guilty of breaching his bail conditions in 2012.

The court remanded him into custody pending sentencing.

Assange faces a sentence of up to 12 months for the conviction.

He will face another court hearing on May 2 on a request made by the US for his extradition for alleged computer hacking.

According to the US Justice Department, Assange allegedly conspired in March 2010 with Chelsea Manning, a former US Army intelligence analyst, to crack a password stored on computers and leaked massive military and diplomatic documents.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 20:00 IST