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OSAKA (Kyodo) Prosecutors on Thursday arrested a former senior official of a government-endorsed association for mentally disabled people for allegedly embezzling ¥10 million.

Sadao Sotome, 58, a former deputy secretary general of Zenkoku Seishin Shogaisha Fukki Shisetsu Kyokai, is suspected of withdrawing the money from the group’s bank account over several occasions and depositing it into his own account between 2005 and 2008, investigative sources said.

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