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A civilian defense attorney hired recently by alleged WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning says the Army was so concerned about his client’s mental health prior to the alleged leaks that supervisors removed the bolt from his military weapon, disabling it.
Swedish authorities announced on Wednesday that they were re-opening a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Public Prosecutions Director Marianne Ny said there was “reason to believe a crime has been committed” and that the crime was classified as rape. She also announced she was re-classifying a second “molestation” case against Assange as one of sexual coercion and sexual molestation. Read More www.wired.com...
Originally posted by airspoon
I find this a little odd and have never seen this happen before. Instead of taking the bolt out of the weapon, they should have just left the weapon in the armory and placed him somewhere that a weapon isn't needed.