Wikileaks prime supporter Julian Assange has been captured at the Ecuadorian international safe haven in London. Affirming the capture, the London Metropolitan Police said the capture was done based on a 7-year-old extraordinary warrant, issued by Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 29 June 2012, for neglecting to surrender to the court.
The capture comes multi day after Wikileaks uncovered that a spying activity has been going on against Assange at the Ecuadorean government office.
Assange was captured following the Ecuadorian government’s withdrawal of haven, and was arrested at a focal London police headquarters where he will stay, before being exhibited under the steady gaze of Westminster Magistrates’ Court. As per the London Metropolitan Police, Assange will show up at Westminster Magistrates’ Court when is conceivable.
Wikileaks, nonetheless, is challenging Assange’s blamelessness, and has asserted that Ecuador had acted unlawfully in ending Mr Assange’s political shelter ‘disregarding global law’. Assange had been pulled up at the Ecuadorean government office in London since 2012 to maintain a strategic distance from removal to Sweden on an assault charge that has since been dropped.