Ex-car boss Ghosn justifies escape: a Manager sees himself as a victim

the Ex-The chief of Nissan and Renault, is illegal from Japan left. He justified this with a conspiracy by former colleagues and the judiciary. attack is the

Ex-car boss Ghosn justifies escape: a Manager sees himself as a victim

the Ex-The chief of Nissan and Renault, is illegal from Japan left. He justified this with a conspiracy by former colleagues and the judiciary.

attack is the best defense: Ex-car Manager Ghosn on Wednesday in front of reporters in Lebanon photo: reuters

TOKYO taz | After more than a year of forced abstinence is could come to Carlos Ghosn for the first time in front of cameras and microphones. This time not as a car Manager, Nissan saved, and with Renault and Mitsubishi, the world's largest vehicle manufacturer forged, but as the most famous refugee in the world. "For the first Time since the beginning of this nightmare, I can defend myself and speak freely, to clear my name and explain why I should never have been arrested," said Ghosn in front of reporters.

Shortly before the new year had settled, the 65-Year-old on film Mature way from Japan to Lebanon. In a box for audio devices, two American assistant in a private plane at the Kansai airport in Osaka, which brought him to Turkey carried him. From there came Ghosn in Lebanon, the homeland of his parents. "I'm not above the law, and I'm not from justice, but from political persecution and fled," said the Manager, his decision to leave Japan illegally. Various financial are accused of offences, to have the company's capital used for the intended purpose.

to The Manager with French, Brazilian and Lebanese nationality, the Japanese justice not to seek the truth, but a confession blackmail threw before. As evidence, he cited his 140 days in solitary confinement, interrogations of up to eight hours a day without a lawyer, the Spread of false claims and the intentional concealment of exculpatory information.

The prosecutors had tried to get him through tough bail conditions, including a ban on Contact with his wife Carole, and to make the delay of the process start to mellow. "I felt like a hostage in a country that I had for 17 years served," said Ghosn. Everything would have interpreted the fact that the process was not fair.

Ghosn repeated his accusation that a group of Nissan managers had allied with the criminal pursuers. Specifically, the former Nissan and Renault chief called his later deposed successor, Hiroto Saikawa and his former office Manager Hari Nada. Different than advertised, the Manager refused to name possible policy-makers. This he would do out of respect for the hospitality of the Lebanese government, he justified his reluctance.

At the same time, Ghosn dismissed all four charges of the Japanese judiciary on the basis of various documents as unfounded. All of his Bank accounts had been lit, without that, the criminal had a tracker found illegal payments.

Updated Date: 08 January 2020, 19:00

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