PARIS: Carlos Ghosn first read about the worldwide warrant released by France for his apprehension while checking out a paper, the fugitive previous car executive has informed Arab Information.
Speaking to Arab News after the apprehension warrant issued by France made the headings around the world today, Carlos Ghosn informed us that he knew about the warrant like everybody else, while reading the newspaper. “I thought that in the French system a minimum of the examining court would have the politeness to inform you initially before, you read it in the paper. Neither my advocates, my legal representatives neither myself were notified as well as, until now, we don’t have any kind of official information about the apprehension warrant.”
Ghosn, that has been awaiting trial for a number of years now, on fees that he understated his compensation in Nissan’s economic statements validated that the apprehension warrant is a completely typical step for France at this degree, so that they can close the examining part of the process. “This is not a verdict” he claimed.
The apprehension warrant was not unexpected to Ghosn and his legal representative “The arrest warrant is the start of the actual judicial procedure, which consists in to going to test … What was shocking is the timing; it’s occurring at a minute that is really politically butted in France”, he told Arab News, mentioning that he is not yet officially notified me about it.
Offered the Red Notice that was asked for by Japan, Ghosn can not leave Lebanon and go to France, so he thinks that the transmission of the data to Lebanon where he could face the test is the only method onward to finish what they have actually begun (the test). As per Ghosn, he, and also his legal representatives must be given the access to the documents of the investigating judge, which the Japanese authorities are basing their fees on.
Ghosn described to Arab News that the complaint of the French investigating court are based upon documents that have been transmitted by the Japanese district attorney, and defined that a lot of these files were unjustifiably drawn from his residence in Lebanon by Nissan employees. “There is a criminal investigation in Lebanon regarding how these records have been taken from Lebanon, and also I’m waiting excitedly for the final thought,” he highlighted, adding that the prosecution did not even challenge the stability of these records.
” He (the district attorney) didn’t even challenge if they (the records) have actually been trimmed, adjusted, included, distorted”.
He was amazed when he left Japan to Lebanon, that the data of his test was transferred to France and not to Lebanon, saying that previously, he couldn’t get hold of the documents. “The Lebanese authority have actually asked for often times the file to the Japanese authority, they rejected to hand them the file” he said.
According to Ghosn, the Lebanese authorities are going to ask the French ones to move the file, to ensure that they bring him to test on all the accusations.
It has actually been a long process for Ghosn. “Currently we remain in a setting where we can safeguard ourself, certainly we need to know precisely what are the allegation, as you know, we just try to presume them, via the examination I have actually been with, all through the leakages to journalism,” he said, “I have been, in a particular way, kept in Lebanon currently for 2 years and a fifty percent, without any opportunity to complete this challenge so it’s about time that it happens.”
” Am I guilty or I am or am I innocent? as well as allow’s complete the story, that has, truthfully, lasted too long to my hinderance, clearly, yet likewise to the detriment of Renault and also Nissan since as you’ve seen the results of the two companies for the last three years has actually been dismal as well as actually far from what these two business have actually shown, under my leadership for the many years prior to my apprehension,” he ended