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Businessman fled Japan in ‘musical instrument case’ while awaiting trial

Businessman fled Japan in ‘musical instrument case’ while awaiting trial

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The former Nissan chairman who fled house arrest in Japan escaped the country in a musical instrument case, according to reports in Lebanon.Carlos Ghosn, who is reported to have arrived in the Middle Eastern country by private plane, was awaiting trial on charges of financial misconduct in Japan before his departure. Ghosn's wife helped plan the escape which was carried out by a paramilitary-style group, according to the Lebanese news channel MTV.The channel reports the members disguised themselves as a music band who were due to perform for a Gregorian-style dinner at Ghosn's home in Japan.The former Nissan chairman is said to have left the premises in a box intended for transporting musical instruments, before leaving Japan from a nearby airport. ...