Chelsea Manning speaks to reporters outside the U.S. federal courthouse before appearing before a federal judge regarding a federal grand jury investigation of WikiLeaks in Alexandria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday found former U.S. soldier and WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury and ordered her back to jail, a law enforcement official said.
U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga also ruled that if Manning does not comply with the grand jury subpoena after 30 days she will be fined $500 a day, the official said. The fine would go up to $1000 a day if she continues to refuse to testify after 60 days, according to the official.
(Reporting by Mark Hosenball; Editing by Tim Ahmann)