Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan chairman, granted bail in Japan

Tokyo prosecutors expected to challenge decision to free businessman after charges he underreported his income

Carlos Ghosn has been granted bail by a court in Japan, almost four months after the former Nissan chairman was arrested over allegations of financial misconduct.

The Tokyo district court set bail at 1bn yen ($9m) after a request last week by Ghosn’s newly appointed legal team.

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