• Kyodo


A former secretary-general of the scandal-hit Tokushukai hospital group was arrested Tuesday for allegedly embezzling ¥30 million from a group firm he was managing.

Katsuyuki Noso, 57, who served as an aide to group founder Torao Tokuda, 75, is suspected of embezzling funds from an Osaka-based medical equipment sales company where he served as president between 2007 and 2008.

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