Ghosn-Renault affair: Rachida Dati counterattacks | EUROtoday

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Lhe Minister of Culture is preventing again. In the context of the Ghosn affair, Rachida Dati took authorized motion in opposition to Jean-Dominique Senard, chairman of the board of administrators of Renault. He is accused of “obstructing justice” and “failure to testify on behalf of an innocent person”. The Nanterre public prosecutor's workplace confirmed the knowledge, revealed by The New Obsfrom Agence France-Presse (AFP).

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The former Minister of Justice below Nicolas Sarkozy and former European MP, accuses Jean-Dominique Senard of getting hidden paperwork which may have confirmed his innocence in a case courting from 2010.

For his half, the minister's lawyer accuses the president of the Renault group of getting “concealed and caused to be concealed from the French justice system essential documents likely to exonerate Madame Rachida Dati of the offenses with which she is accused.”

READ ALSO Carlos Ghosn focused by a second arrest warrant from French justiceSince July 2021, Rachida Dati has been below indictment for corruption and passive affect peddling by an individual holding a public elective mandate. This indictment is a part of the investigation into contracts concluded by a subsidiary of Renault-Nissan in the course of the interval when Carlos Ghosn held the place of CEO.

Accused by “direct quote”

Referring to the Nanterre legal court docket by way of the so-called “direct citation” process, Rachida Dati hopes that new gentle will probably be shed on this investigation. This measure authorizes an individual who considers themselves to be the sufferer of against the law to summon the alleged perpetrator on to a legal court docket for trial, with out the necessity to first file a grievance.

The minister's lawyer firmly accuses the president of Renault, claiming that “the goal sought by Jean-Dominique Senard was to overwhelm Carlos Ghosn in a general desire to denigrate and criticize the choices of his predecessor.”

As for him, Jean-Dominique Senard's lawyer, Maître Antonin Levy, declared that since his consumer took workplace “the corporate has cooperated totally with the judicial authorities and responded to all of the requisitions issued by them and in search of to acquire paperwork enabling the decide to type an opinion on the actions of Madame Dati.