Ghosn says arrest is ‘plot and treason’ against him


Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan has made his first interview since his arrest in Japan, over financial misconduct charges, made against him in November.

Ghosn alleges that Nissan executives wanted to prevent him to integrate Renault, with Nissan and Mitsubishi. Ghosn was the main architect to integrate French car maker Renault, with Japanese car maker, Nissan and during 2016 Mitsubishi joined the alliance.

Speaking with Japanese newspaper, Nikkei business daily from the Tokyo detention centre, Ghosn said he has “no doubt” the charges were motivated by executives at Nissan.

Ghosn application for bail was denied, he could spend many months in custody waiting for his pending trial.

Ghosn has denied all charges against him.