VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou back to Vancouver-a court on Tuesday as her lawyers argued Canada it is abused to its immigration processes in place for the collection of evidence against it, a claim which the government says is “an air of reality.”
Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to leave her home in order to appear for a hearing in the British Columbia supreme court in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on the 23rd of September, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
Meng, 47, had been arrested at Vancouver’s airport on Oct. 1, at the request of the United States of america. She was charged with fraud, accused of misleading HSBC Holdings Plc Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] business in Iran. She told me that she is innocent and is fighting extradition.
At Tuesday’s hearing, Justice Heather Holmes is in the British Columbia Supreme Court, which is Mix of lawyers pressed for more information from the government.
Mix’s lawyer, Richard Peck told the court, no one answered, then Mix them when they are repeatedly asked to border officials as to why they are being held. “When she was told that she was the subject of an arrest warrant,” Key said. “When she was told it was a guarantee that it came from the Q. S., which had to do with the actions of a couple of years ago.”
Mix together and sat in the court room in a long black dress with sparkly rhinestones around the neckline and sleeves. She was in a black case with an electronic monitoring device strapped to her left ankle.
The three-day hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, and is expected to resume in September. 30.
Meng was searched and questioned by the border officers when she arrived in Vancouver from Hong Kong. She was not arrested on a provisional warrant and told his rights, until, about three hours after his arrival.
At Tuesday’s hearing, Mix together the lawyers played parts of a video without the sound of the mixer when Mixing and was held at the airport.
In a filing submitted on Monday, and Mix it with the lawyers, and said that she would like to know why the Canadian police were able to the long boundary with the investigation, and the reasons why the united states Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted the contact information for the officers on the day of arrival.
In another filing released on Monday, the attorney-general of Canada, said that there was no evidence of border officials or the police acted improperly, or that the behavior of the Canadian and foreign officials to undermine the fairness of the extradition proceedings.
The defence argues that, as long as the process was being abused, it justifies the termination of the extradition proceedings. In addition to allegations of misconduct in relation to her detention, they are in the United States using a Mix of economic and political gain, noting that after her arrest, the US President, when He said that he would have to intervene if it would help at the conclusion of a trade agreement (ceta).
The government claims that there is no justification for the cessation of the extradition proceedings. In the filed, which is entitled to the defense effort as a “fishing expedition.”
The arrests have strained China’s relations with the United States and Canada. Beijing-China’s Ministry of Foreign affairs reiterated the government’s call for Mix to be released and allowed to return to China.
Meng, daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, spent 10 days in jail in December, but was then released at the C$10 million ($7.5 million) bail and has been living in one of the two multimillion-dollar houses in Vancouver.
Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, has been accused by the United States from activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests. It is also a defendant in the U.S. case against Mix. Huawei denied the accusations against him.
Reporting by Karen Freifeld; Writing by Chris Sanders; Editing by Denny Thomas and Lisa Shumaker