Exclusive-Xiaomi accuses Indian agency of ‘physical violence’ threats during probe

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By Aditya Kalra and Abhirup Roy NEW DELHI (Reuters) -Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp has alleged its top executives faced threats of “physical violence” and coercion during questioning by India’s financial crime fighting agency, according to a court filing seen by Reuters. Officials from the Enforcement Directorate warned the company’s former India managing director, Manu Kumar Jain, current Chief Financial Officer Sameer B.S. Rao, and their families of “dire consequences” if they did not submit statements as desired by the agency, Xiaomi’s filing dated May 4 stated. After the Reuters sto…

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