Two former officials of the New Tokyo International Airport Authority received suspended prison terms Wednesday for their involvement in bid-rigging on electric transformation equipment projects at Narita airport.

The Tokyo District Court sentenced Sadao Ito, former deputy head of the engineering department of the state-run predecessor of the privatized Narita International Airport Corp., to 18 months in prison, suspended for three years, while Etsushi Kyakuno, who was former electrical division chief of the engineering department, received one year in prison, also suspended for three years.

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