Poland arrests Chinese businessman over spying

World 1/11/2019, 11:02 AM
Poland arrests Chinese businessman over spying

Poland apprehended a Chinese businessman suspected of spying, AFP reported on Friday citing an unnamed official. According to local media, the Chinese national is a sales director at Huawei's Polish branch.

Meanwhile, local public TV channel TVP reported that the businessman was accompanied by a Polish national, dubbed Piotr D, who was reportedly a former high-ranking member of Poland's internal security agency (AWB).

Local media also said, quoting Polish security forces spokesperson's statement, that the two are to be held for three months. Meanwhile, the premises of Huawei's Polish branch were searched by the AWB.

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