Tokyo court approves Ghosn’s detention until April 14, lawyer to appeal

April 5, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters) – The Tokyo District Court on Friday said it had approved a request by prosecutors to detain ousted Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn for 10 days, a move the executive’s lawyer said he would appeal.

The court said it had approved a detention up until April 14. Ghosn’s lawyer, Junichiro Hironaka, told reporters the defense team would file an appeal on Friday.

(Reporting by Naomi Tajitsu and Maki Shiraki; Editing by David Dolan)

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