Former Japan PM Abe questioned Monday by prosecutors, NHK says

FAN Editor

December 22, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe submitted to voluntary questioning by Tokyo prosecutors on Monday over payments for a dinner party, public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources.

Prosecutors have been building a case against Abe’s secretary over unreported political funds, domestic media reported earlier this month.

Tokyo prosecutors said they do not comment on investigations.

(Reporting by Chris Gallagher, Elaine Lies; Editing by David Dolan)

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