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OSAKA — Fresh arrest warrants were served Sunday for the head of the Kinki Postal Administration Office and the postmaster at Kyoto Chuo Post Office in connection with a vote-soliciting scandal involving more than a dozen senior postal officials.

According to investigators with the Osaka Prefectural Police, the new warrants were served on Tsuyoshi Mishima, 59, head of the Kinki Postal Administration Office, and Hiromasa Akai, 59, who heads the Kyoto Chuo Post Office.

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