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A chapter of the ruling party headed by former Defense Minister Tomomi Inada received donations from a security company linked to an influential person at the center of a money scandal involving Kansai Electric Power Co., informed sources said.

The Liberal Democratic Party chapter received ¥360,000 from the company, which had Eiji Moriyama, the late former deputy mayor of the town of Takahama, Fukui Prefecture, as a board member, the sources said.

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