TURKEY DETAINS 7 IN PROBE INTO GHOSN FLEEING BAIL IN JAPAN

Turkish media say authorities have detained seven people as part of an investigation into how former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn fled to Lebanon from Japan via Istanbul. NTV television said the probe was launched Thursday by Turkey's Interior Ministry. The private DHA news agency reports those detained are 4 pilots, a cargo company manager and two airport workers. Ghosn fled to Lebanon this week before his trial in Japan on financial misconduct charges. Turkish media reports said he flew to Lebanon on a private jet via Istanbul. Lebanon has said Ghosn entered the country legally.

Source: National News Agency