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Sweden has dropped a rape investigation involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Officials said the evidence against Assange has weakened due to the long period of time that has elapsed since the alleged incident.

The article goes on to state the following:

“I would like to emphasise that the injured party has submitted a credible and reliable version of events. Her statements have been coherent, extensive and detailed; however, my overall assessment is that the evidential situation has been weakened to such an extent that that there is no longer any reason to continue the investigation,” said Eva-Marie Persson, Deputy Director of Public Prosecution.

Assange, 48, has long denied the rape accusation, and sought refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London for seven years to avoid being extradited to Sweden.  He was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail in April for “breaching his bail conditions,” and is being held at a prison in London.

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