Tokyo intends to render justice in the matter of the leak of Carlos Ghosn, the end of 2019 : Japan has formally asked the United States to extradite two Americans suspected of having helped the former magnate of the automobile to escape from justice in japan in conditions of a ragtag, last year.
Michael Taylor, 59, a former member of the us special forces turned private security, and his son, Peter Taylor, 27 years old, are in custody since their arrest on may 20, at Harvard, in Massachusetts, at the request of Tokyo. In accordance with the treaty which binds the two countries, the japanese government had 45 days after their arrest to convey his formal extradition request through diplomatic channels. It is now done, said a federal prosecutor in the documents attached Thursday to the procedure. Their lawyers have asked for the cancellation of the procedure or, at least, their temporary release, but the prosecutors believe that they pose a "significant risk of leakage".
Carlos Ghosn exfiltré in a box for musical instrument
The two men, as well as the Lebanese George-Antoine Zayek, are accused Tokyo of having helped the former boss of the Renault-Nissan alliance-Mitsubishi Motors to escape the justice of japan on the 29th of December. Accused of embezzlement, the big boss who has the nationalities, French, lebanese and brazilian, and was on bail, with a prohibition to leave Japan, when it was exfiltré of the archipelago's hidden in a cabinet for a musical instrument.
Carlos Ghosn is from a refugee in Lebanon, which has no extradition treaty with Japan. During a press conference highly publicized, it is made by the victim of a "set-up" and assured that they have not had "other choice" but to flee justice "biased".