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OSAKA — A 65-year-old professor emeritus of Nara Medical University was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of receiving bribes from a private hospital director in exchange for helping the hospital recruit young doctors, investigative sources said.

Seiji Miyamoto, former professor of emergency medicine at the Nara prefectural medical school, is suspected of receiving some 3 million yen from Tadayoshi Fujita, director of the hospital in the city of Osaka. Fujita, 54, was also arrested Wednesday.

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