Poland's counterintelligence agency has arrested and charged an employee of Chinese tech giant Huawei over spying allegations.
According to Polish TV broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP), Huawei's sales director and an ex-security agent were arrested on Tuesday by officers of the country's Internal Security Agency, charged with espionage.
The Huawei employee is reportedly a Chinese national, while the former security agent is said to be a Polish national who recently worked for the Polish subsidiary of French telecommunications firm Orange.
Huawei and Orange's offices were searched and documents seized by the Internal Security Agency, the broadcaster reported.
Huawei said the company, which overtook Apple as the world's second-largest smartphone manufacturer last year, is aware of the situation.
"Huawei is aware of the situation, and we are looking into it," the firm said in a statement. "We have no comment for the time being."
It added: "Huawei complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries where it operates, and we require every employee to abide by the laws and regulations in the countries where they are based."