Evergrande employees in China held hostage as worried investors demand payments

Photos posted by a WeChat user who claims to have held hostage Nanchang's top Evergrande representative.
Photos posted by a WeChat user who claims to have held hostage Nanchang's top Evergrande representative.PHOTOS: WECHAT GROUPS

BEIJING - Footage of Evergrande's management being held hostage in company offices by anxious retail investors made the rounds on China's social media earlier this week.

"I have with me Nanchang's top Evergrande representative surnamed Chen," said WeChat user Yang Qiwen, referring to the city in Jiangxi province in south-eastern China. The posting included a photo of a man lying on a floor.

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