"First of all I am very pleased with the police being able to catch him and now he is right behind bars because he broke UK law," Javid told BBC Radio 4 Thursday. "There is a request for extradition from the US before the courts tomorrow but yesterday I signed the extradition order and proved it and will continue in front of the court tomorrow."
The US was specifics of all charges against Assange on Friday, when it sought its extradition in a London court.
US prosecutors first charge Assange on a single computer intrusion count, but last month added 1
Such charges under the Espionage Act have never been successfully accused, according to CNN legal analyst Steve Vladeck.
Debate on the First Amendment and if his alleged "paper" extraction of US material constitutes a protected communications work.
Assange lives inside the Ecuador embassy in London for seven years until April when the country withdraws his protection and is arrested.
The UK Home Office said in a statement: "Mr Assange was arrested in connection with a temporary extradition request from the United States of America. He was accused of offenses including misuse of the computer and the unauthorized disclosure of national defense information. "  "We have received the full request for extradition, certified by the House Secretary.
" This case is in front of the courts and it will be inappropriate to comment. "