Government rigging or city officials or city council arrested 6 people for city ordering construction Tokyo Fuchu June 2, 17:43
Regarding the construction of parks and roads ordered by Tokyo Fuchu City, the Metropolitan Government leaked the minimum construction price to the contractor through a city council member, and the Metropolitan Police Department gave Fuchu City executives, city council members, and the contractor a total of 6 people. I was arrested on suspicion of violating the government rigging prevention law and obstructing bids.
Mr. Masashi Tsukada (56), a counselor of the Urban Development Department of Tokyo Fuchu City Hall, was arrested on suspicion of violating the government rigging prevention law.
Fuchu city council, Shigeru Muraki (73), also city council member Katsutoshi Usui (44), and civil engineering company Yoshio Tanaka (75), and civil engineering company Nobuo Ikeda. Suspect (48) and landscaping company Tatsuaki Tamagawa (55) were arrested on suspicion of obstructing a bid.
According to the Metropolitan Police Department, in August of last year, regarding the expansion work of a park in the city and the construction of a new road, Counselor Tsukada, who was the general manager of the city maintenance department at that time, provided a minimum price limit for the construction through Muraki City Council and Usui City Council before bidding. It has been suspected of violating the government's bid rigging law and obstructing bids.
According to the investigation so far, Counselor Tsukada and the city council have been connected through daily telephone and email exchanges.
The Metropolitan Police Department is searching the city hall, etc., and is also investigating the details. The approval or disapproval of the six people has not been disclosed, as it would interfere with the investigation.
Masashi Tsukada (56), a counselor of the Urban Development Department of Tokyo Fuchu City Hall, who was arrested on suspicion of violating the government-made rigging prevention law, was speaking at a regular assembly of the city council held this February. . At that time, from the position of the General Manager of the Urban Development Department, he explained the amount of damages incurred by a traffic accident by a city official.
Shigeru Muraki (73), a city council member in Fuchu City, Tokyo, was elected in 2003 for the first time and is now in the fifth term. He belongs to the LDP Municipal Party and was formerly the chairman.
Katsutoshi Usui (44), also a member of the city council, was elected for the first time in 2011 and is now in his third term. He is currently the chairman of the Parliamentary Steering Committee and the chairman of the LDP City Council.