Kelly was stuck since november 19, on suspicion of helping the former president of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, with false statements in financial reports of the company. Kelly himself denies that.Read also the Former Nissan ceo Ghosn remains until new year in the cell in Japan
The alleged tax fraud by Ghosn and Kelly came according to Nissan to light after an internal investigation that was opened following allegations by a whistleblower. If Ghosn is found guilty he can be imprisoned to get up to ten years, plus a fine. Also Nissan is threatening a fine.
the Same court extended on Sunday the detention of Ghosn with ten days. Ghosn, also the big man behind the French Renault, was also mid-november arrested. He would actually last Friday released on bail, but was at the last moment, a new indictment to his pants. That is about an alleged breach of the confidence due to a series of dubious payments to Nissan.
The arrest of the autobaas has led to tension within the alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi. Nissan and Mitsubishi fired Ghosn, while Renault first evidence of his crimes. According to rumors wants Nissan to the situation at the relationships within the alliance are equal to attract. The Japanese find that Renault has a lot to say within the partnership.