OSAKA — A 21-year woman filed a 12 million yen damages suit Tuesday against Osaka Gov. “Knock” Yokoyama, accusing him of sexually harassing her while she was working for his re-election campaign in April.

According to the suit filed with the Osaka District Court, Yokoyama groped the woman for over 30 minutes in the back seat of a campaign van on the afternoon of April 8, three days before election day.

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