thehill.com 07 Sep, 2023 14:45 am

Japan prosecutors arrest ex-vice foreign minister in bribery case linked to wind power company

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors said Thursday they have arrested the former vice foreign minister of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s Cabinet on suspicion of accepting more than 61 million yen ($414,000) in bribes from a wind power company in return for his promotion of wind power and other favorable treatment. Masatoshi Akimoto, 48, was arrested…
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