Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) on the 13th, Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Company, who was charged on multiple charges in Japan, had absconded to the Middle Eastern country Lebanon while on bail.
The French judiciary was originally scheduled to investigate him in the middle of this month, but because of Lebanon The investigation was forced to be postponed due to the escalation of the coronavirus epidemic.
According to reports, Ghosn is also the former president of the French automaker Renault.
The French judiciary is advancing the “pretrial process” on suspicion of misappropriation of Renault’s funds and may also have committed many crimes.
This procedure is mainly used for the trial of major serious cases. After receiving the application of the procuratorial organ, the examining judge conducts inquiries and investigations on the relevant personnel of the case, collects relevant evidence, and determines whether a hearing is needed.
The examining magistrate in charge of the Ghosn case originally planned to travel to Lebanon and conduct a five-day inquiry and investigation against Ghosn himself on the ground from January 18.
However, according to Ghosn’s lawyers and others, due to the escalation of the local COVID-19 epidemic in Lebanon, Lebanon has taken measures such as entry restrictions, so the investigation has been postponed.
The new investigation schedule has not yet been released, and it is speculated that it will be adjusted according to the epidemic situation.