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Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn decided to flee Japan after learning that his trial had been delayed until April 2021 and also because he had not been allowed to speak to his wife, sources close to Ghosn said Thursday.

Ghosn, one of the world’s best-known executives, has become Japan’s most famous fugitive after he revealed Tuesday he had fled to Lebanon to escape what he called a “rigged” justice system.

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