A Minneapolis police report says the arrest of Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, was over a felony rape accusation.
The report doesn't provide details of the alleged incident. No charges have been filed against the billionaire, also known as Richard Liu.
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Jail records show he was arrested Friday in Minneapolis. He was released Saturday.
JD.com official Zhang Shuhan said Monday that Liu was back in China.
In a statement Sunday, JD.com said Liu was falsely accused while in the U.S. on a business trip, and that police investigators found no misconduct.
A spokeswoman for the University of Minnesota said Liu, who is enrolled as a student with the Carlson School of Management's doctor of business administration China program, was in Minneapolis to attend a residency from Aug. 26 to Sept. 1.