TOKYO – A spokesperson for Carlos Ghosn released the statement below after his indictment today in Tokyo. Following his fourth arrest, Mr. Ghosn is being detained under cruel and unjust conditions, in violation of his human rights, in an effort by prosecutors to coerce a confession from him.

The following statement should be attributed to a spokesperson for Carlos Ghosn :

“Carlos Ghosn is innocent of the latest charges brought against him by the Tokyo prosecutors, aided and abetted by certain Nissan conspirators. Mr. Ghosn will continue to vigorously defend himself against these baseless accusations and fully expects to be vindicated.”