Sex case file on Assange leaked

BRITAIN: A confidential police report detailing sexual assault allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been leaked online, days before a hearing to decide whether he should be extradited to Sweden.

The file, which contains 100 pages of interview transcripts, investigatory notes and witness statements, was published anonymously on a file-sharing site.

Assange, 39, is accused of sexually assaulting two women in Sweden last (northern) autumn.

The file says forensic investigators have failed to find DNA on a condom that prosecutors allege Assange deliberately broke during intercourse.

A second alleged victim said she woke to find Assange having sex with her but let him continue although she knew he wasn’t wearing a condom.

Tomorrow Assange will appear at Belmarsh magistrates’ court for his hearing. His lawyers are expected to say Swedish prosecutors have improperly filed the case.

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