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Tokyo court denies bail for former justice minister and lawmaker wife

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The Tokyo District Court on Wednesday rejected bail demands from former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai and his lawmaker wife Anri, that have actually been prosecuted on fees of ballot purchasing throughout the latter’s project to be chosen to the Upper House last summer season.

Kawai, a House of Representatives participant, and his wife submitted their 3rd demands to be launched on bail on Tuesday after begging innocent at the very first hearing of their test at the area court.

They have actually been held at the Tokyo Detention House because their June 18 apprehensions. Their previous 2 demands were likewise denied.

Katsuyuki Kawai has actually been prosecuted on fees of breaking the political election legislation by handing out money to political leaders and fans in Hiroshima Prefecture to award them for ballots protected in the project to obtain his wife chosen in July 2019. Anri is implicated of conspiring with him over several of the repayments.

While the general public workplaces political election legislation prompts courts to promptly provide judgments on election-related accusations, normally within 100 days from the charge, the test is anticipated to take longer because of the a great deal of witnesses that are readied to be called.

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