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Julian Assange to stay in prison over absconding fears

Julian Assange arrives at Southwark Crown CourtImage copyright AFP/Getty
Image caption Julian Assange was due to have been launched on 22 September from Belmarsh Prison

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is to stay in prison when his jail time period ends due to his “history of absconding”, a choose has dominated.

He was due to be launched on 22 September after serving his sentence for breaching bail situations.

But Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard there have been “substantial grounds” for believing he would abscond once more.

The Australian is preventing extradition to the US over allegations of leaking authorities secrets and techniques.

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