Beijing time on September 3 news, Jingdong Group CEO Liu Qiangdong suspected of sexual assault caused widespread concern. Although Liu Qiangdong has been released, he is still being investigated.
Photo taken after Liu Qiangdong was arrested
Reason and time of arrest
According to the report "Financial Times", two people who were familiar with the case said that it was Liu Qiangdong and a Chinese student at the University of Minnesota, during the business trip from Liu Qiangdong to the United States.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the University of Minnesota stated that Liu Qiangdong is a student of the doctoral program in business administration. This business education program is aimed at the best business leaders in China and is co-organized by the University of Minnesota and the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University.
According to Reuters, Liu Qiangdong was arrested for allegedly criminal behavior & # 39; would have committed.
According to Bloomberg News, Liu Qiangdong, according to the arrest of the Sheriff's Office in Hennepin County, Minnesota, was arrested at 31: 32 local time on 31 August and then at 16.05 on 1 September. The points are released.
Still in research
John Elder, a spokesman for the Minneapolis police department in the United States, said they decided not to close Liu Qiangdong when the case investigation was conducted, but the case is still being investigated.
Elder said: "The statute of limitations is our current deadline." Since we have not yet completed the investigation, we do not know whether we will file a complaint. "
At present, the case of Liu Qiangdong is in the status of "Released outstanding complaint". According to the local court, if the police continues to arrest Liu Qiangdong, they have to start a trial on Tuesday afternoon.
Can leave the US without paying bail
"He was released before he waited for formal lawsuits, usually without paying bail," Elder said.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Minneapolis police refused to comment on the whereabouts of Liu Qiangdong. Police said Liu Qiangdong could continue his journey. If Liu Qiangdong is willing, he can leave the area or leave the United States.
"We believe we can contact him if necessary," said Elder.
Jingdong issued a statement on Weibo on Sunday: "Mr. Liu Qiangdong experienced a false accusation during his business in the United States." After investigation by the local police, he found no wrongdoing and he will continue his journey as planned. "
Jingdong also said that it will take necessary legal action against false reports or rumors.