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No Assange DNA Reportedly Found

Why it has taken so long for this police report or this claim to surface is unclear

Lawyers for WikiLeaker-in-Chief Julian Assange said Swedish prosecutors seeking his extradition from the UK said his DNA is missing from crucial evidence according to the Mail on Sunday.

They cite a 100-page Swedish police report. Why it has taken so long for this police report or this claim to surface is unclear, but it seems one of the Swedish women who claims Assange repeatedly molested her back in August of 2010 turned over a ripped condom to authorities and two labs reportedly failed to find conclusive DNA on the sheaf.

She is also the woman who claims Assange deliberately tore the condom so he could have unprotected sex with her against her will so it sounds reasonable that any DNA might be missing.

There also seems to be no support so far for Assange’s lawyers to claim that she submitted fake evidence, which they say calls the entire process into question.

The labs, however, believe they found Assange’s DNA on a condom the other woman gave the police. She claims Assange raped her while she was asleep.

Swedish authorities have yet to say anything.

Assange, who claims the sex was consensual, is apparently reconciled to spending the next year in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since he was granted asylum.

He has been fighting extradition to Sweden for two years claiming it’s a dodge for the US to extradite and execute him on espionage charges although it’s more probable that he’s just scared he’ll wind up in a Swedish jail.

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