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Nissan's Ghosn crisis

Ghosn could spend extra months behind bars, lawyer fears

Defense says 'no reason' for detention, asks for Nissan ex-chairman's release

Motonari Otsuru, right, chief lawyer for former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, holds a news conference in Tokyo on Jan. 8. (Photo by Kaisuke Ota)

TOKYO -- Carlos Ghosn's chief defense lawyer said on Tuesday that he fears the former Nissan Motor chairman could be detained for "at least another six months," given the complicated nature of the case, including language differences.

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