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Japan Arrests Kadokawa Executives in Olympic Bribery Probe

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Japanese prosecutors made more arrests and served fresh charges against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing panel member on Tuesday, widening their investigations into alleged bribery in the games sponsorship process.

Prosecutors arrested publisher Kadokawa Corp.’s adviser and former senior executive officer Toshiyuki Yoshihara, as well as former manager Kyoji Maniwa, alongside a fresh warrant for former Tokyo 2020 board member Haruyuki Takahashi, according to a statement by the prosecutors office Tuesday.