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OSAKA — The Osaka District Public Prosecutor’s Office has arrested a senior prefectural government official and a managing director of a medical corporation in Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, on suspicion of graft.

Tomosaburo Hamanoue, a deputy director general at the prefectural government’s environmental health division, allegedly received several hundred thousand yen from Yoshisuke Shiozaki, the director at Kiwa-kai medical corporation between April 1996 and earlier this month, the prosecutor’s office said late Sept. 17.

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