Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves his lawyer’s office in Tokyo, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo April 3, 2019. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Tokyo court approved on Friday a request by prosecutors to detain Carlos Ghosn for 10 days for further questioning, a move the ousted Nissan boss’ lawyer said he would appeal.

The Tokyo District Court said it had approved the request by prosecutors to detain Ghosn until April 14. The decision was widely expected after prosecutors arrested Ghosn for the fourth time at his Tokyo apartment on Thursday.

Ghosn’s lawyer, Junichiro Hironaka, told reporters the defense team would file an appeal on Friday against the detention. Prosecutors re-arrested Ghosn on suspicion the former Nissan Motor and