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Tokyo court rejects request to end Ghosn's detention: Jiji

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(Reuters) - The District Court has rejected a request by lawyers of to end the detention of the ousted Motor Co Ltd chairman, who has been held since his Nov. 19 arrest on accusations of financial misconduct, reported on Wednesday.

Ghosn went on the counter-attack the previous day, declaring his innocence before a court hearing in his first public appearance since his arrest.

His current detention period is set to run until Friday.

(Reporting by Chris Gallagher; Editing by Christopher Cushing)

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 12:09 IST