Foreign resources inform about the arrest of two people in Poland. One of them is a Chinese citizen, Mr. Veijin V. It is reported that this is the sales director of the Polish branch of Huawei, previously he was in charge of the company’s PR direction. The second person arrested is Pole Peter D., an employee of the Polish Internal Security Agency.
Men are suspected of espionage in favor of the Chinese special services, their houses have already been searched. Detentions were made on Wednesday, January 8, after which the court ordered a three-month arrest. Suspects face up to ten years in prison.
This is the second arrest of top executives of Huawei. In December, the company’s financial director (she’s the daughter of the founder of Huawei) Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada, suspected of violating US sanctions against Iran. She later went out on bail.