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Carlos Ghosn’s escape from Japan is a nightmare for the country’s justice system — and the ousted Nissan exec may now be looking to put that system on trial

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Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, center, arrives at Tokyo District Court for a pre-trial meeting in Tokyo Thursday, May 23, 2019. Ghosn, who is out on bail, has been charged with under-reporting his post-retirement compensation and breach of trust in diverting Nissan money and allegedly having it shoulder his personal investment losses., lawyer of (Ren Onuma/Kyodo News via AP)Associated Press

Former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Chairman Carlos Ghosn has fled Japan, at which he was awaiting trial following a 2018 arrest on allegations of financial malfeasance.
In a statement, Ghosn confirmed that he was in Lebanon, where he’s a citizen.
Lebanon does not allow its citizens to be extradited, so Ghosn’s trial in Japan is dead.
Ghosn is an auto-industry actor who must have the opportunity to tell his side of the tale in detail — and also rail from the Japanese justice system which detained and imprisoned him for more than a year.
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On Monday, former Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Chairman Carlos Ghosn escaped Japan, where he discharged from prison but awaiting trial on allegations of malfeasance, had been in legal limbo and not able to travel.

A variety of reports indicated that Ghosn had fled Japan through Turkey. His destination was Lebanon, where he lived as a child, has citizenship, also is a business celebrity. See the rest of the narrative at Business Insider

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