A Japanese court on Friday ruled that Carlos Ghosn can be detained until 22 April as prosecutors interview him over allegations of financial misconduct. On Thursday authorities questioned his wife in a closed-door hearing.
Ghosn will be held in a Tokyo detention facility. After the deadline, authorities will either have to press formal charges, release him or re-arrest him. Japanese authorities are investigating claims Ghosn siphoned off around $5 million of Nissan funds for his personal use.
Ghosn already faces three formal charges: two of under-reporting of his salary in official financial documents, and a further charge of seeking to shift investment losses to the firm.
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