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Tokyo police arrested a section chief of the Japan Highway Public Corp. on Monday for allegedly receiving more than 1 million yen in bribes from two companies in connection with highway works contracts.

Police arrested three people — two employees of Omron Corp., an electric control equipment manufacturer, and an executive of Koito Industries Ltd., a signal and information equipment manufacturer,the same day for offering the bribes, the Metropolitan Police Department said. Those arrested were Nobuaki Mizukoshi, 45, of Kawasaki, chief of the Public Highway Corp.’s second facilities section; Mikio Kobayashi, 48, of Shiki, Saitama Prefecture, a section chief of Omron; Masanori Unami, 28, an Omron employee; and Yukihiro Suzuki, 50, of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, a section chief of Koito Industries,

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