Former Nissan Motor chief Greg Kelly has been sentenced to two years in prison for allegedly helping Carlos GosnJapanese prosecutors have demanded that the sacked CEO be fired for hiding income.
Prosecutors, who also say a fine of 200 million yen ($ 1.8 million) should be imposed on the Japanese carmaker, demanded Kelly be jailed during their final speech at the trial, which began a year ago. .
The decision, as broadcast by the Athens News Agency, is expected next year. If Kelly is found guilty then he will have the same fate as two other Americans serving prison sentences in Japan as a court in July found them guilty of helping Ghosn escape from Japan – hidden in a musical instrument case on a private jet – in late 2019 to Lebanon, where he is and continues to escape arrest.
The conviction rate in Japan is about 99%.