Prosecutors have charged Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn with breach of trust, Japanese media have reported.
Japan’s Supreme Court has turned down an appeal by lawyers for Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn to end his detention following his arrest for the fourth time on financial misconduct allegations.
The further detention of Nissan’s former chairman has been approved until April 22, allowing prosecutors to interrogate Carlos Ghosn daily on fresh allegations of financial misconduct.
Lawyers for Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, who was sent back to detention while out on bail, have filed a protest with the Japanese Supreme Court.
Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has accused executives at the Japanese car giant of a “conspiracy” that led to his arrest on financial misconduct allegations.
Nissan shareholders have approved removing its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, who faces allegations of financial misconduct, from the Japanese carmaker’s board.
Tokyo prosecutors have arrested Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time, cutting short his brief time outside detention.
Legal troubles are piling up for Carlos Ghosn after French carmaker Renault said it had flagged to judicial authorities serious problems with his expenses during his time as chairman of the company.
A report on Nissan’s management and corporate policy has said that the company gave its former chairman Carlos Ghosn too much authority.