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A man is suspected of illegally arranging organ transplants in China through a Tokyo nonprofit organization without the permission of the Japanese government, sources said Thursday.

The 49-year-old man, whose name was not provided, is known to have asked Koichi Kato, a former secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party, for help with arranging for Chinese doctors to undergo training in Japan. Permission was granted in January.

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