• Kyodo News


Prosecutors may charge two ex-aides of ruling party kingpin Ichiro Ozawa without arrest for allegedly failing to list more than ¥400 million in his funds management body’s 2004 political funds report, sources said Friday.

The two are Lower House member Tomohiro Ishikawa, 36, of the ruling Democratic Party of Japan, and Takanori Okubo, 48, a former state-funded secretary to Ozawa.

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