Lawyer questions RCMP officer who arrested Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou in extradition case

VANCOUVER – The RCMP officer who arrested Huawei govt Meng Wanzhou three hours after she was detained at Vancouver’s airport says he didn’t arrest her sooner out of respect for the jurisdiction of Canada Border Services Agency.

Const. Winston Yep testified in B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday in the extradition case of Meng, whose lawyers are trying to show her arrest two years was unlawful and she should not be extradited to the U.S. on allegations of fraud.


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Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou ask for Crown documents


Lawyers for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou ask for Crown documents

The witnesses called to testify in court this week have been requested by Meng’s defence team, which hopes to gather evidence for arguments it will make next year that she was subjected to an abuse of process.

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Defence attorney Richard Peck requested Yep why he didn’t arrest Meng straight away after the aircraft landed or right through a 13-minute window whilst she waited in a screening room ahead of border officers wondered her.


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Meng Wanzhou’s attorneys argue U.S. disregarded or misstated information to Canadian officers

Yep says border officers had their very own considerations about Meng’s immigration standing and he agreed that they’d entire their very own procedure ahead of he stepped in.

“It might had been simply as simple so that you can arrest her as she stepped off that aircraft and passed her over to CBSA to do no matter they needed to do after which take her away. That approach she had her rights, constitution rights,” Peck stated.




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