Japan to tighten bail conditions following escape by ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn

A photo taken during a media tour on June 10, 2019, shows a cell for one detainee at the Tokyo Detention House.
A photo taken during a media tour on June 10, 2019, shows a cell for one detainee at the Tokyo Detention House.PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO - Japan has said it will tighten bail conditions, including making electronic tracking compulsory for suspects who are out on bail, after the daring escape by auto titan Carlos Ghosn.

This comes amid criticisms that he only could have fled as his bail terms were too relaxed. For all his complaints about brutal policing and "hostage justice", Ghosn was not under house arrest.

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