The maximum director Nissan Motor, Carlos Ghosn, was arrested in Tokyo on Monday for exploring the Japanese authorities for alleged irregularities in his personal finances, Japanese television has reported.
The arrests were made by representatives of the District Prosecutor's Office in Tokyo, according to the public chain NHK and other local media.
Ghosn, a French-Brazilian citizen, and also chairman of the alliance, which consists of Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors, was questioned in the capital of Japan after an investigation was launched for allegedly filing a series of revenue it received.
Nissan confirmed this in an official statement Ghosn explores "a few months".
According to this note, The investigations were linked to "bad behavior" by the executive director and another senior executive of the Greg Kelli Group.
"The survey has shown that both Gosn and Kelli have been reporting the amount of financial compensation in their report on the Tokyo Stock Exchange for many years, which is less than the actual data," the text adds.
"Also, in connection with Ghosn, a number of other significant misconduct procedures have been discovered, such as the use of company property for personal use," the actions in which Kelly was allegedly involved, according to the official note.
He also stayed outside of Nissan's board of directors
Following these complaints, the board of directors of Nissan Motors will meet this Thursday to dismiss its president, reported the direction of the car group.
This was pointed out by the CEO or CEO of the company, Hiroto Saikava, at a press conference informing him of events that had affected Ghosn in the last few hours.
Saikawa described the events that led to the arrest of Ghosn as something that "can not tolerate the company", but it is preferable not to give details of discovered irregularities because it is an open investigation.