A director arrested for rebuilding a hospital attached to Nihon University falsified the score so that the design office in Tokyo would be ranked first in the selection procedure of the designers in which the four companies participated, and signed a contract. Interviews with the people concerned revealed that there was a suspicion that it was tied.

About 200 million yen has been leaked from the university to the medical corporation side in Osaka through this design office, and the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office is investigating the details.

▽ Tadao Inokuchi (64), a director of Nihon University, and


Masami Himoto (61), a former director of the major medical corporation "Kinshukai" headquartered in Osaka, are from Itabashi Hospital, Nihon University School of Medicine. On the 7th, he was arrested by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office on suspicion of his back office for illegally leaking more than 200 million yen from the university to the medical corporation over the rebuilding work and causing damage to the university.



According to the people concerned, Director Inoguchi acted as the contact point for contracts for construction design work, and last year the selection of contractors was carried out using the "proposal method" that comprehensively evaluates prices and proposal capabilities.



Four companies participated in this procedure, but Director Inoguchi is suspected of falsifying the evaluation score so that the design office in Tokyo would be ranked first.



After that, the design office received an order for the work for about 2.4 billion yen, and at the direction of Director Inoguchi, he sent 220 million yen to the company owned by former President Himoto in the name of a consultant fee.



The Special Investigation Department is investigating the details of the suspicion that Director Inoguchi has tampered with the points in order to surely provide profits to former President Himoto.



According to the people concerned, Director Inoguchi denied the charges against any questioning before the arrest.

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