the Next twist in the case of the for about four weeks in Japan, prisoners, Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn. His hopes of a speedy release have been dashed. The Prosecutor’s office obtained according to media reports, due to new allegations of a further arrest warrant against the 64-year-old Renault boss, who had long led the Japanese carmaker Nissan. The extended his pretrial detention to 48 hours. The prosecution accuses Ghosn now, to have personal losses in investments on the Nissan transfer.

on Thursday, a court in the capital city of Tokyo had rejected a request for an extension of Ghosns custody. It had been expected that the car Manager could come on Friday against bail. The new arrest warrant prevents this.

Ghosn-lawyers before the remand prison in Tokyo

Ghosn was on 19. November have been arrested. Since then, the 64-Year-old sits in a five-square-meter single cell in pre-trial detention.

The Prosecutor had only on 10. December officially charged. You throw Ghosn, he had declared in the years 2010 to 2015, a five billion Yen (about 39 million euros) to low income. In addition, he is said to have enriched themselves personally in the company’s capital of the car manufacturer Nissan. The remand was extended also to 22 days, because the public Prosecutor’s office brought new accusations – Ghosn is also supposed to have from 2015 to 2018 income covered up.

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Three days after the arrest Ghosns of the Board of Nissan decided to his dismissal as the head of the body. The French auto group Renault’s Ghosn remains as Chairman and CEO in the company, the operations will be controlled by Thierry Bolloré, who previously served as Deputy Director-General.

Ghosn has been among the best Verdi car managers in the world, its dual function has brought him a regular annual salaries, with a two-digit million amounts. Alone at Nissan, Ghosn has earned in the past year, nearly 8 million Euro, Renault paid him for his services last with 7.4 million Euro.


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