Swiss prosecutors probing bribery allegations at a Geneva-based unit of China’s Sinopec released a Chinese executive jailed for three weeks after deciding there was no longer a risk the man could collude with others to disrupt the probe.
Zhang Yi, chief executive officer of the unit, Addax Petroleum, was released on Tuesday, his lawyer Saverio Lembo said.
Zhang was released on bail.
A Sinopec spokesman said on March 31 Sinopec is “fully committed” to complying with laws everywhere it operates and “guide our subsidiaries and invested companies to uphold the same principles,”.
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