View Full Version : Sweden drops rape accusation against founder of WikiLeaks

08-21-2010, 03:08 PM

Stockholm, Sweden (CNN) -- Swedish authorities say they have revoked an arrest warrant that had alleged rape against the founder and editor of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, Julian Assange.

Assange is "no longer wanted" and "is not suspected of rape," Chief Prosecutor Eva Finne said in a statement posted on the agency's official website Saturday. He is also no longer arrested in absentia, the statement said.

08-21-2010, 03:15 PM
That was a quick turnaround.

08-21-2010, 03:19 PM
That was a quick turnaround.

He called them up and said the check was in the mail.