Cases are meant for instruments not people - Yamaha has warned.

Yamaha Corporation has warned people not to try and squeeze inside musical instrument cases. This warning was released after former Nissan Motors boss Carlos Ghosn was reported to have fled Japan hiding inside one.

It is said that there have been several tweets about people climbing inside large musical instrument cases. A warning after any accident could be too late. Yamaha advises everyone not to try it.

Nissan motors boss Carlos Ghosn, is accused of hiding earnings, transferring investment losses to Nissan and embezzling company funds, escaped from Japan at the end of December for Lebanon. Japanese authorities have vowed to pursue him and have issued an international wanted notice for him and his wife Carole.

Yamaha, which makes instruments and equipment ranging from pianos and double basses to drums and heavy-duty speakers, reminds users, customers again that instrument cases are designed for instruments and not people.

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