US extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange signed by UK Home Secretary

As reported by ANI, United Kingdom’s Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, signed the extradition order for Julian Assange.

UK Home Office said in a statement: “Mr Assange was arrested in relation to a provisional extradition request from the United States of America. He is accused of offences including computer misuse and the unauthorized disclosure of national defence information.”

The US seeks Assange’s extradition on the charges of violation of the Espionage Act and conspiring to hack into a classified government computer.

[Source: ANI]

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