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In Japan, a couple of deputies were charged with buying votes

A couple of deputies of the Parliament of Japan, Kazuyuki and Henri kawaii charged with violation of the election law by bribing politicians, said on Wednesday Agency Kiodo.

Member of the lower chamber of Parliament for a 57-year-old Kazuyuki kawaii and his wife, 46-year-old member of the house of councilors Anri Kawai was arrested June 18 on suspicion that during the elections to the upper house of Parliament last summer, the pair were handing out, allegedly, cash money deputies of the local Parliament, members of the electoral headquarters Anri Kawai.