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After Ecuador Embassy Evicts Him, Wikileaks Co-Founder Julian Assange Is Arrested In London

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Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested after seven years in Ecuador’s embassy in London, UK police reportedly said . This comes after Ecuador embassy evicted him paving the way for his arrest.

The Metropolitan Police said he had been taken into custody and will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court “as soon as is possible”.

The 47-year-old faces allegations that he publicly released secret documents relating to the US.

He had been in the embassy in London since 2012.

Assange had originally sought asylum at the embassy after Swedish authorities wanted to quiz him over allegations of sexual assault and rape.

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