Meng Wanzhou suing the RCMP, the CBSA and the canadian government
VANCOUVER — lawyers for the leader of the chinese giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, have filed a notice of civil lawsuit, alleging “serious violations” of his constitutional rights and accusing officials have detained and questioned for three hours before to inform him of his arrest.
The lawsuit, which was filed in the supreme Court of British Columbia, on Friday, the aims of the members of the Agency of Canada border services (CBSA), the royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) and the canadian government.
Ms. Meng seeks damages for having been imprisoned illegally. According to his lawyers, the government officials have not respected the rule of law when the lady has been detained, searched and questioned at the Vancouver airport, on the 1st of December.
The allegations have not been proven in court. The CBSA, the RCMP, and the office of the attorney general had not responded to The canadian Press at the time of writing these lines.
“This case concerns a deliberate and premeditated on the part of the officers to get evidence and information from the complainant in a manner, which they were aware, constituted a serious violation of the rights of the complainant,” says the lawsuit.
The document alleges that the RCMP agents and/or representatives of the department of Justice of the United States have taken steps to ensure that the canadian border services officers to delay the immediate execution of the arrest warrant “under the guise of a routine check at the borders”.
He argues that when Meng Wanzhou is out of the plane at Vancouver’s airport, border officials have checked the passports of each passenger on the bridge and, after you have identified the mastermind of the company Huawei, took her to an inspection area.
The document indicates that the border agents are forbidden to Meng Wanzhou to talk to his travelling companion or any other person, including a lawyer.
Friday, the department of Justice gave on Friday the green light to the extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, marking the beginning of the procedures in this file, which placed Canada in a difficult position, between the United States and China.
The u.s. department of Justice filed 13 counts of conspiracy, fraud and obstruction against Huawei and Ms. Meng, the daughter of the company founder, Ren Zhengfei.