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Huawei: Meng Wanzhou sues Canadian government over arrest

Associated Press Chinese CFO claims she was detained and interrogated before being told she was under arrest A protester holds a sign outside the Canadian supreme court bail hearing of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Photograph: Lindsey Wasson/Reuters Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese technology company Huawei , is suing the Canadian government, its border agency and the national police force over her high-profile detention . Meng claims they detained, searched and interrogated her before telling her she was under arrest. Lawyers for Meng said on Sunday they had filed a notice of civil claim in the British Columbia supreme court. Canada arrested Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, at the request of the US on 1 December at Vancouver airport. US prosecutors will accuse her of misleading banks about the company’s business dealings in Iran. Meng’s lawsuit alleges that instead of immediately a