Carlos Ghosn: former Nissan chairman released on bail in Tokyo

Ghosn was allowed to return to his residence while he awaits trial for financial misconduct

Carlos Ghosn has been freed from detention in Tokyo, almost four months after the former Nissan chairman was arrested for financial misconduct.

Ghosn, whose prolonged custody has sparked international criticism of Japan’s “hostage justice”, was driven past hundreds of reporters, photographers and TV crews on Wednesday afternoon, a day after a court in Tokyo granted him bail.

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