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Prosecutors have confirmed that Nissan’s arrested chairman, Carlos Ghosn, is being held in the spartan Tokyo Detention House in Katsushika Ward — its many rules and restrictions making for a stark contrast with his comfortable, globe-trotting lifestyle.

Ghosn is most probably being held in a small 4.8-square-meter room with a toilet at one end, experts familiar with the facility have said. Many of its rooms have traditional straw tatami mats and a futon to sleep on. Other rooms are Western-style with beds, according to a Reuters reporter who has visited the facility. Detainees are allowed to shower on set days, although not every day, said Hideto Ninomiya, a criminal defense lawyer who last visited three months ago.

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