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Turkish court formally arrests five suspects over Ghosn’s transit: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A Turkish court ruled on Friday to formally arrest five suspects who were detained as part of an investigation into ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn’s transit through Turkey after fleeing Japan, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported.

Ghosn became an international fugitive after he revealed on Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape what he called a “rigged” justice system in Japan, where he faces charges relating to alleged financial crimes.

(Reporting by Daren Butler; Editing by Sandra Maler)