since a month imprisoned Ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn could soon be walking free. A district court in Tokyo ruled on Thursday, surprisingly, to extend the detention of the Manager. The same is true for Ghosns former Deputy, Greg Kelly.

prosecutors have not said whether or not he or she is contesting the decision of the court. A representative of the authority said only that they will respond appropriately. Observers had expected that the investigation detention is extended; in Japan it is unusual, Suspects on bail to allow. How much money is necessary to put Ghosn behind, remained open in the first place.

The car Manager was at 19. November have been arrested. Prosecutors accuse him of years of his income is not fully specified. He faces up to ten years in prison if convicted.

Since Ghosn has been arrested, moved the Auto Alliance of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. The Manager was the driving force behind the Alliance. While Ghosn was dismissed because of the financial scandal at Nissan, and Mitsubishi all of his Offices, he must leave his post of CEO at Renault, so far, only rest. Nissan did not want to comment on the court decision.

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