Top Kadokawa executives arrested in widening Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal

Tokyo prosecutors on Tuesday arrested senior executives of publishing giant Kadokawa on suspicion of bribing former Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Organizing Committee chief Haruyuki Takahashi in return for favorable treatment as an official sponsor.

Takahashi, who was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly accepting bribes from clothing manufacturer Aoki Holdings in connection with the Olympics and Paralympics, was arrested the same day for also accepting bribes from Kadokawa , with prosecutors seeking to expand their investigation.

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