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Prosecutors on Monday arrested Takayoshi Kawano, 57, a top official at the Defense Facilities Administration Agency, and two others on suspicion of leading bid rigging for projects ordered by the agency.

The two others are Takashige Matsuda, 52, an official in the agency’s general affairs department, and Mamoru Ikezawa, 57, a former technical councilor for the agency, according to sources at the special investigation department at the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor’s Office.

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