The Prosecutor's office of Japan orders the arrest of the woman Ghosn for perjury

The justice japan has issued Tuesday a warrant of arrest against Carole Ghosn, wife of the former president of Nissan and Renault, Carlos Ghosn, suspected of fa

The Prosecutor's office of Japan orders the arrest of the woman Ghosn for perjury

The justice japan has issued Tuesday a warrant of arrest against Carole Ghosn, wife of the former president of Nissan and Renault, Carlos Ghosn, suspected of false testimony in the investigation into the financial irregularities in the asian country of which you are accused your husband, as they have published the news agencies Kyodo and Jiji.

The announcement of this arrest coincides with another detention order against Carlos Ghosn issued in early January by the Interpol, days after his escape to Lebanon last December 30. The woman, according to these news agencies, would be next to the businessman is currently in Lebanon.

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According to a statement from the Prosecutor's office of Tokyo, Carole Ghosn would have made false statements to the justice japanese the April 11, 2019, when asked about his meetings with a person whose name was not revealed. In particular for certain transfers allegedly ordered by Ghosn to a distributor of Oman that were diverted in part to a company with links to Carole.

in his declaration of April, Carole denied his involvement in the irregularities and refused to meet a executive indian linked with the operation, despite having exchanged messages with him on several occasions.

The former leader of Renault and Nissan was arrested in November 2018 and had been released on bail in Japan waiting to be tried for alleged malpractice, even though she was forbidden to leave the country pending their trial, scheduled for April 2020.

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The employer is in Beirut, where he plans to give a press conference this Wednesday, which is expected to give details about his flight and the accusations, in which it will be his first appearance before reporters since he was arrested in November of 2018.

The second woman of Ghosn led the campaign to free her husband defending his innocence, criticizing japanese prosecutors and sending requests for help to their release to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the White House.

on the other hand, the Tokyo District Court has decided to waive the bail of 1,500 million yen (about 12,36 million euros) deposited by the same by Ghosn, after it has violated the conditions of his probation and fled the country without permission. The sum, which would be the largest bond to date in Japan, will now go to swell the coffers of the State, according to reports Kiodo, which quotes official sources.

Updated Date: 09 January 2020, 01:00

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