Tokyo court denies request for Carlos Ghosn's release on bail

Reuters
Tokyo, Japan Updated: Jan 15, 2019, 01:19 PM(IST)

File photo of ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Carlos Ghosn, the once-feted auto executive, awaits a lengthy criminal trial that could be as long as six months away, after his surprise arrest on November 19.

The Tokyo District Court on Tuesday denied former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn's request for release on bail after his indictment last week on two new charges, including for aggravated breach of trust.

Ghosn, the once-feted auto executive, awaits a lengthy criminal trial that could be as long as six months away, after his surprise arrest on November 19.

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