Former Nissan chief hit with more charges, release unlikely - News Summed Up

Former Nissan chief hit with more charges, release unlikely


New charge­s filed allege that under-report­ing contin­ued for anothe­r three yearsTOKYO: Tokyo prosecutors on Friday filed two new charges of financial misconduct against former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn, meaning the auto tycoon is unlikely to be leaving his jail cell soon. Lawyers for the former jet-setting executive filed bail application hours later, but have acknowledged that he will probably be detained until a trial. Court grants bail to Nissan executive linked to financial misconductThe charges filed today allege that the under-reporting continued for another three years. Prosecutors also filed charges Friday against Nissan and Ghosn aide Greg Kelly over the additional three years of under-reporting pay. One of the most recognisable foreign executives in Japan, Ghosn was led into Tokyo District Court in handcuffs and with a rope around his waist and was noticeably thinner.


Source: The Express Tribune January 11, 2019 18:22 UTC



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