Indian detained in China, government seeks report from China mission


New Delhi: The government has sought a report from the Indian embassy in Beijing regarding an Indian national who was detained in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.

“I have asked for a report from our embassy in China,” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Friday.

She was responding to a tweet which said that an Indian businessman who was working in Shenzhen with a resident permit and a business license was taken by police on Tuesday.

“Wife has been released after questioning, but my friend is detained with a notice of 30 days,” the tweet said.

The tweet also said that the businessman’s wife was alone in Shenzhen and the Chinese authorities were not allowing her to contact him. (IANS)