Update on the case with the American artist
The preliminary investigation continues regarding the American artist who is detained by the Stockholm District Court in Sweden on suspicion of assault in Stockholm.
Several investigation measures have already been conducted and the analysis of material continues.
There is also a preliminary investigation in the case concerning the aggrieved party who is suspected of molestation and assault.
On the 19 July, at the latest, the prosecutor must decide whether to file a prosecution or ask the court for a longer detention period in order to finalize the investigation.
The prosecutor cannot give any further information about the case for the time being. When information becomes available, this will be provided via a press release.
Court´s case number: B 9283-19
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Extended time granted for the prosecutor to investigate the case with the American artist19.7.2019 14:26:02 CEST | Press release
Stockholm District Court has granted the prosecutor more time to continue the preliminary investigation of the case concerning the American artist who has been detained since 5 July on probable cause on suspicion of assault in Stockholm.
Prosecutor requests more time to investigate the case with the American artist19.7.2019 08:45:13 CEST | Press release
On Friday 5 July, an artist was detained on probable cause for assault in central Stockholm. The prosecutor has now requested for an extension of time until 25 July to finish the investigation. An application for a detention order has been sent to Stockholm District Court.
Comment on the Assange case3.6.2019 16:22:30 CEST | Press release
Comment from the prosecutor on the Court’s decision to detain Julian Assange.
Detention hearing in the Assange case31.5.2019 09:12:22 CEST | Press release
On Monday 3 June at 10.00, a detention hearing will be held at Uppsala District Court. Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson has submitted an application for a detention order, in which she requests the court to detain Julian Assange in his absence. After the detention hearing, the prosecutor will be present for questions from the media.
Request for detention of Julian Assange20.5.2019 08:42:31 CEST | Press release
Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson has today submitted an application for a detention order to Uppsala District Court, in which she requests the court to detain Julian Assange in his absence. After the detention hearing the prosecutor will be present for questions from the media.
Preliminary investigation in the Assange case to be reopened13.5.2019 11:24:23 CEST | Pressmeddelande
Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson has today decided to reopen the Assange case that was previously discontinued.
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