In a remarkable move, Tokyo prosecutors detained former Nissan Motor Co. Carlos Gon, who was released on bail, on suspicion of misappropriation of the company's money, said the public TV channel NHK.
His fourth arrest came less than 24 hours after he announced from the newly created Twitter account that he was "about to tell the truth about what is happening" and will hold a press conference in Tokyo. April 11th
"My arrest this morning is outrageous and arbitrary," Gosn said in a statement made public to the media shortly after being informed of his arrest. "This is part of another attempt by some people in Nissan to drown me by misleading the prosecutors. … I will not be disturbed. I'm not guilty of groundless accusations and accusations against me. "
Gosn was released on bail from a jail in Tokyo on March 6 after spending 1
Recently, prosecutors have been investigating Nissan's payment payments to distributors in Oman. They argued that part of the proceeds from the budget controlled by Gosn was directed for his personal use.
Gosn was originally arrested last November and charged with a deliberate lowering of wages for many years. Subsequently, he was hit by additional allegations, including a severe breach of confidence, for allegedly transferring Nissan's loss of private investment in 2008.
At the beginning of this week, one of the lawyers of Gonzas, Junicheiro Chironaka, said that "it does not exclude. He added that, if this happens, this may delay the trial.
Delay is a significant downturn for Gosna's legal team, which secured his conditional release, as well as for Gosna himself, as he tried to "tell the truth" publicly.
"After he was mistaken for 108 days, my greatest hope and desire today is a fair trial," Gosn said. statement "Next week I had to present my story at a press conference; Having arrested me again, prosecutors have so far deprived me of such an opportunity, but I firmly believe that the truth will come out. I am sure that if (I) tried fairly, I will be justified. "
Nissan is scheduled to hold an extraordinary shareholders meeting the following Monday to push Ghosn and Greg Kelly, his close friends, who was also arrested from the car manufacturer's side.