• Kyodo


Aomori Prefectural Police began grilling a former accounting executive Tuesday on suspicion he embezzled 1.42 billion yen from a prefectural housing supply corporation.

Yuji Chida was found by an Aomori detective in Tokyo’s Roppongi district the night before and served an arrest warrant at around 11:30 p.m., police said. He was taken back to Aomori for questioning.

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