Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – President Nissan, Carlos Ghosn was reportedly arrested Monday (19/11) by authorities in Tokyo. Ghosn was dismissed by Nissan on a "grave breach" and was looking for a way to dissolve him.
Japan, NHK, and other media outlets said it was arrested in an interview with prosecutors in Tokyo.
According to NHK, AFP reported, "The Tokyo District Attorney's Office arrested Chariman Nissan Ghosn for violating the Financial Instruments Transaction Law.
Through Official statementNissan insisted that it had been investigating Ghosn for several months after receiving reports of ignition problems. Nissan said the violation of Ghosn was carried out several years ago.
Ghosn, as well as Nissan, said he was investigating Giss Kelly Nissan's CEO several months ago.
The Tokyo local prosecutors did not comment on the arrest of Gorn.
"According to the survey, Ghosn and Kelly reported that the compensation amount of the Tokyo Stock Exchange report was less than the actual amount to reduce Carlos Ghosn's reward figures," the Nissan statement said.
"In addition, in terms of Ghosn, many other serious violations have been identified, such as personal use of company assets, and Kelly's deep involvement has been confirmed," the statement said.
Nissan provided information to the prosecution and advised the board to remove Ghosn and Kelly.
Ghosn was an important person in Nissan and also served as a large president of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.
Earlier, Japanese journalist Asahi Shimbun reported that Ghosn was indicted in Tokyo and will soon be arrested. After news was broadcast, Renault shares fell 12% on the Paris Stock Exchange.
Ghosn (64) was born on March 9, 1954 in Porto Velho, Brazil. Ghosn's radical approach to restructuring Renault to earn the company earned him the nickname "Le Cost Killer".
Ghosn also obtained the nickname "Mr. Fix It" after saving Nissan from the bankruptcy threat of 1999. In 2016, Ghosn led the Renault-Nissan alliance after Mitsubishi violated Japanese regulations related to vehicle efficiency ratios. (ryh / fea)