Motonari Otsuru, chief lawyer of the outgoing president of Nissan Motor Co Ltd, Carlos Ghosn, speaks at a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, January 8, 2019. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-hoon
TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan defense lawyer Carlos Ghosn, Motonari Otsuru, has submitted his resignation to the court, according to a statement by his law firm distributed Wednesday by a group representing foreign journalists.
No motivation was provided and Otsuru's lawyers were not immediately available for comment.
Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka and Tim Kelly; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman