Home > News > India News > Article > Chinese not terrorist Huawei India CEO

Chinese, not terrorist: Huawei India CEO

Updated on: 14 August,2022 10:12 AM IST  |  New Delhi
Agencies |

The CEO’s comment through his lawyer came during a hearing on Friday, in connection with an Income Tax case.

Chinese, not terrorist: Huawei India CEO

Representative Image


In an apparent reference to a dialogue from a Bollywood movie, Huawei India CEO Li Xiongwei told a court here: “I am Chinese and not a terrorist.” The CEO’s comment through his lawyer came during a hearing on Friday, in connection with an Income Tax case.


In a previous hearing, the Income Tax Department stated that Huawei had a “wilful failure” of providing account books and relevant documents during a search at the Chinese electronic company’s Gurugram office. “The culpable mental state of the accused persons is to be presumed,” stated Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Anurag Thakur in a recent order.

He stated that there is sufficient material on record to summon the accused persons under 275-B and section 278-B of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (Deals punishment for failure in facilitating an authorised officer to inspect the books of account or other documents).


Recently, Li had approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a Look Out Circular against him which restrained the Chinese national from leaving the country.

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

Register for FREE
to continue reading !

This is not a paywall.
However, your registration helps us understand your preferences better and enables us to provide insightful and credible journalism for all our readers.

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK