Akitakada Search for former mayor's house Hiroshima District Prosecutor Kawai's campaign violation case April 26, 11:58

It was discovered that the Hiroshima Prosecutor's Office newly searched for the former mayor's home in Akitakata City, Hiroshima Prefecture, in an election violation by a member of the House of Representatives, Kaori Kawai, of the LDP. The former mayor told the interview, "I have never received money from Senator Kazari."

Regarding the House of Councilors election in July last year, which was first elected by Senri Kawai, the Hiroshima Prosecutor's Office was suspected of violating the Public Offices Election Law in which the funds of the camp were used for the acquisition. We are investigating the flow of funds by searching for our home and office.

In this case, it was discovered that the Hiroshima District Prosecutor's Office searched for the home of former Mayor Kazuyoshi Hamada in Akitakata on the 25th.

Former Mayor Hamada retired on the 17th of this month, when his third term ended, and after admitting that he had been searched, he said, “For the House of Councilors election, former Senator Katori Kawai and former husband, Minister of Justice Kawai Have never visited and received no money. "

In this case, it is clear that at least more than 10 prefectural and city council members explained that they received 50,000 to 300,000 yen in cash from former Minister Kawai for any investigation by the prosecution. I will.

It seems that the prosecution's funds may have been distributed to a wide range of parties, and it is likely that the prosecution will further clarify the facts regarding the purpose of cash transfer.