Ghosn was first indicted last month on separate allegations of under-reporting his income by tens of millions of dollars, over a five year period up to 2015.
Ghosn’s Japanese legal team said they planned to apply for bail immediately.
The auto executive’s wife said Thursday she is “fearful and very worried” for his health after he developed a fever in jail. Ghosn has been detained in Tokyo since his arrest on November 19.
This is a developing story.