(Reuters) – Lawyers at Huawei’s chief executive officer (ceo), have won a legal battle after a judge in early Canada, the attorney-general to hand over more documents relating to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, according to a statement by the court to be released on Tuesday.
FILE PHOTO: mobile phone Huawei Technologies, Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, leaves 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
Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes, in the Supreme Court of British Columbia agreed to with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. ‘ s legal team, that there was an “air of reality” to make their claim.
However, they cautioned that its ruling is limited, and it is not for the benefit of Huawei’s allegations that the Canadian government is improperly treated, deface or obscure any identifying info about the Mix up of electronic devices.
Meng, 47, was arrested at the International Airport in Vancouver on Dec. 1, 2018, at the request of the United States of america, where she is in charge of the bank, has been accused of fraud and misrepresentation by the bank and HSBC on Huawei’s business in Iran. She told me that she is innocent and is fighting extradition.
She was questioned by Canadian immigration authorities prior to her arrest, and her lawyers have asked the government to hand over more documents relating to her arrest.
If the legal team is contesting her extradition in the Canadian courts on the grounds that the United States has been the use of the delivery for economic and political gain, and that they were unlawfully detained, searched and interrogated by Canadian authorities acting on behalf of the united states Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
In her ruling, Holmes said that she found that the evidence presented by the prosecutor is for them to have notable gaps,” for example, is the reason as to why the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) made up of what is referred to as the habitual failure of the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), in violation of the law, and the passwords for canada border services agency officers are needed, Mrs. Mix, in order to produce it.”
Holmes also said that the attorney general did not have sufficient evidence to refute the conclusions of the other piece of evidence is that the RCMP wrongly sent out of serial numbers and other identifiers of the Ms add the devices to the FEDS.”
Holmes said the lack of evidence to raise questions ” over the nature of or speculation about the chain of events,” and led her to the conclusion that if the implementation of “cross and the air of reality threshold (at).”
The order does not require the disclosure of the documents to the attorney-general may apply to be a member of that Mix could be in the game in the court of law.
Neither the Canadian federal department of justice, nor to Ascend immediately respond to requests for comment.
No timeline was set out in Holmes’ decision.
If the extradition hearing will begin on Jan. 20, 2020, in state and federal courts located in Vancouver.
Report by David Kirton, Shanghai, and Moira Warburton, in Toronto; Editing by Lisa Shumaker and Matthew Lewis