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Eastern authorities have extended the detention of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days, in line with local media stories.
It follows his arrest on Monday after Nissan made allegations of economic misconduct.
Prosecutors had FORTY EIGHT hours after the arrest to press charges, free up him or extend his custody.
Nissan accused Mr Ghosn of beneath-reporting his earnings and using corporate belongings for private use.
In addition to his Nissan put up, Mr Ghosn could also be chairman and chief executive of Renault and chairman of Mitsubishi Cars.
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Following an emergency board meeting on Tuesday, Renault said Mr Ghosn may stay as its chairman and leader government.
It appointed a temporary deputy chief govt to take over the operating of the French car company.
Nissan’s board meets on Thursday and the carmaker, at the side of Mitsubishi, has mentioned it’s getting ready to take away him from his posts.
However Mitsubishi Vehicles chief executive Osamu Masuko said the alliance can be tricky to control without Mr Ghosn.
Nissan made the allegation against the SIXTY FOUR-12 months-old government on Monday.
The carmaker mentioned an internal investigation triggered through a whistleblower had discovered “significant acts of misconduct” including “personal use of corporate assets”.
Later prosecutors said in a press release that Mr Ghosn and senior govt Greg Kelly had conspired to understate Mr Ghosn’s reimbursement, starting in 2010.
The assertion despatched shockwaves during the automobile business, the place Mr Ghosn has been a huge figure.
The Brazilian-born businessman has been credited with turning round each Nissan and Renault sooner than becoming the linchpin of the alliance the corporations later formed.
Mr Ghosn is accused of filing annual securities experiences containing fake statements, which elevate a potential 10-year jail sentence.