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Two aides to House of Representatives member Takanori Sakai were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of failing to report some 120 million yen in political donations from a supporter over a period of several years.

According to investigative sources, the aides to Sakai, a member of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party elected from the Saga No. 1 district, failed to report most of the donations from a major temporary staff agency.

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