The former chairman of the nation’s largest trade union and the union secretariat’s former business chief were indicted Wednesday on suspicion of hiding roughly 600 million yen in income and evading 200 million yen in corporate income tax over a two-year period.

Indicted by Tokyo district prosecutors were Morishige Goto, 67, the former chairman of Jichiro, or the All Japan Municipal and Prefectural Workers’ Union, and Tetsuo Kaihatsu, 60, once head of the secretariat for Jichiro’s business operations. The pair are not in custody.

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