With the passage of the days they get to know more about the details of the flight of Carlos Ghosn. The former president of Nissan-Renault, is on probation for charges of corruption, he managed to circumvent the huge security measures around and escape from Japan last week. Upon his arrival to Lebanon, their place of origin and a country without extradition law to its citizens, the employer proclaimed to have been “the victim of a judicial system rigged”. Until now only I knew that I had flown on a private plane from Osaka to Istanbul and from there to Beirut. The investigations of the Prosecutor's office and the Tokyo police, who have had access to japanese media, allow to start to pull together the pieces of this evasion, decent movie.
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the reconstruction of The events begins in the residence of Carlos Ghosn in Tokyo, on the evening of the 29th of December. As reported by NHK and Nikkei, the security cameras installed by court order, in the outer show to the entrepreneur leaving the house by your own foot, something surprising given the permanent monitoring of the place. Ghosn toured 800 metres to a nearby hotel, where you were waiting for two people.
The three together they went below to the Shinagawa station. Shortly after the 16:30 sailing in a high-speed train —known as the Shinkansen— to the destination of Osaka, the third largest city in the country, some 500 kilometres to the west, a distance that the convoy travels in a little over three hours. It is unknown whether Ghosn, one of the most well known faces in Japan, resorted to a disguise to pass unnoticed.
information from The New York Times reveals that in recent months, a team of people spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in study airports and other entry points to countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, looking for flaws that would allow Ghosn to evade justice japanese. In the end, the team opted for Istanbul, where they counted with the collaboration of a local company rental of private planes. The Turkish authorities have detained seven people in connection with the case. The minister of Justice, Abdülhamit Gül, confirmed on Saturday that five of the defendants —four pilots and other employee— have been placed in preventive detention.
on your arrival To Istanbul, He went to a second private plane, smaller, on board of which he arrived to Beirut. The lebanese authorities have confirmed that the businessman entered the country legally, thanks to a card of local identity and a French passport, so that they did not have to detain you at immigration. The passports of Ghosn, with lebanese nationality, French and brazilian, were retained in the office of his lawyer in Tokyo as part of the terms of his probation, but has come to light that he had in his power a second French passport. On Monday, however, the minister of Foreign Affairs of the european country, Jean-Yves Le Drian denied this end. “As far as we know, did not use French documents”, told BFM TV.
The Government of Japan broke the silence institutional Monday, with a press conference of the Justice minister, Masako Mori. “It is obvious that we are not aware of the defendant to leave Japan, so we assume that he did it illegally,” he said. The governor also announced that the Government has taken steps to prevent similar episodes from happening again, starting by strengthening the security in the airports and the regulation of the probation. Also, Masako Mori had a few words to defend the legal system, japanese, which he called “fair and open”. “It is not appropriate to focus only on one part of the system at the time of making comparisons with other countries,” he said.
Ghosn, for his part, has announced that it will be a press conference tomorrow, Wednesday. The former president of Nissan, who in his first statement on lebanese soil said “do not escape justice, but of injustice”, has maintained his innocence at all times, ensuring that the allegations are part of a plot against him orchestrated by the nationalist faction of Nissan, with its plans to carry out a full merger between the automaker and its partner, the French firm Renault. Has dropped, even, that in your next encounter with the media will provide evidence with which to support his allegation. The writers are held to the expectation: the story has not yet ended.Updated Date: 07 January 2020, 12:00