Former Chief Cabinet Secretary Kawamura, who is the chairman of the federation and related organizations that filed criminal accusations against the former chairmen, held a press conference on the issue that the use of funds exceeding at least 400 million yen was unknown at the "All Japan Private Kindergarten Federation". The federation said, "A large amount of money has been withdrawn in cash and internal investigations are limited. I want police investigations to reveal everything."
At the "All Japan Private Kindergarten Association," which has about 7,500 private kindergartens nationwide, the use of funds exceeding at least 400 million yen has been unclear in the four years up to this year, and former Chief Cabinet Secretary Kawamura of the Liberal Democratic Party serves as chairman. The related organization "All Japan Private Kindergarten PTA Association" has also revealed that 41 million yen has been unclear this year.
The Kindergarten Federation and the PTA Federation held a press conference on the 12th, and jointly on the 11th on suspicion of embezzlement of the former secretary-general who was managing the account with former chairman Kei Kagawa and forgery of private documents. He revealed that he had filed a criminal complaint with the Metropolitan Police Department.
Regarding the reason for the criminal accusation, Acting Chairman Masamichi Tanaka of the Kindergarten Federation and a lawyer said, "We have decided that the case is not to end with the full repayment of the embezzlement amount. A large amount of money has been withdrawn in cash and there is a limit in the internal investigation. I want the police to clarify everything. "
Regarding the unclear money of the PTA federation, Acting Chairman Tanaka said, "Membership fees came in from July to August last year from groups in each prefecture, but a few days later it turned out that the money was disappearing one after another. "I received a report from the federation, but it was water in my ears," Kawamura said.
According to the Kindergarten Federation, the former secretary-general explained to the internal investigation that "it was the instruction of former chairman Kagawa to withdraw cash," and former chairman Kagawa said, "I have not diverted it personally." It means that it is.
Former Chief Cabinet Secretary Kawamura "Water in the Sleeping Ear"
Former Chief Cabinet Secretary Kawamura of the Liberal Democratic Party, who is the chairman of the "All Japan Private Kindergarten PTA Association", said at a press conference, "The current situation that 41 million yen is gone is water. I also filed a criminal prosecution under the joint name because of the fact that they are one. "
Mr. Kawamura explained, "I investigated the political organization I represent for five years, just in case, but no donation from the federation was mentioned in the political fund."