Canadian Justice Minister said today that law enforcement officials arrested China Telecom’s chief financial officer Meng Xiazhou at Vancouver Airport, all acted in accordance with the law, the defendant had no evidence that she was illegally detained. “Conspiracy theory.”
The Associated Press reported that court documents released today showed that the Canadian Attorney General said there was no evidence that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) or the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wanted border officials to induce her to interrogate her while she was in detention.
Meng Xiazhou is the daughter of Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Huawei. He was detained at Vancouver Airport on December 1 last year. The United States has asked to arrest her and seek extradition on the basis of fraud charges.
Meng Xizhou returned to the court today, and her lawyers team asked the authorities to read the documents about her arrest at Vancouver Airport. Meng Xizhou’s lawyer, Richard Peck, said in court that the border officials took away Meng’s personal electronic device and obtained her device code before handing it over to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The Meng Zhouzhou extradition case will begin on January 20th next year. She currently lives in a multi-million dollar mansion in Vancouver and is in a state of immigration.