Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape probe

's preliminary into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder has been dropped, Deputy Chief Prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Sweden's said Tuesday it had dropped its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over a 2010 rape allegation, even though prosecutors found the plaintiff's claim "credible".

"My assessment is that all investigative measures that can be taken have been taken. But... the evidence is not strong enough to file an indictment," deputy director of public prosecutions Eva-Marie Persson told reporters.

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