Huawei exec asks Canada court to relax bail conditions

Huawei top executive Meng Wanzhou has asked the Canadian court to allow her to leave her residence in non-curfew hours without being accompanied by security guards. – EPA pic, January 13, 2021.

AN executive for Chinese tech giant Huawei, facing extradition to the United States on fraud charges, yesterday asked a Canadian court to ease her bail conditions, citing Covid-19 fears.

On the stand, Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou’s husband Liu Xiaozong testified that Meng is fearful of catching Covid-19 from her security guards, which were ordered by a judge for the duration of her extradition fight.

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