UK Police Say 'Obliged' To Arrest Julian Assange If He Leaves Embassy

In 2012, a warrant was issued against Julian Assange, the police statement said.

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UK Police Say 'Obliged' To Arrest Julian Assange If He Leaves Embassy

British police said they will have to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for breaching his bail

London:  British police said they will have to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for breaching his bail if he leaves Ecuador's embassy after a rape investigation against him in Sweden was dropped by prosecutors on Friday.

The police said in a statement that a warrant was issued against him for failing to hand himself in in 2012, adding: "The Metropolitan Police Service is obliged to execute that warrant should he leave the embassy".

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