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.

If they are found guilty, and it may take 100 days, they will lose their seats in the Japanese Parliament, said Kyodo.

The couple amid the scandal, had previously announced their withdrawal from the ruling liberal democratic party, so as not to cast a shadow. Kazuyuki of kawaii is considered a person from the entourage of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the excitement against it criminal case can not affect the reputation of the Prime Minister.

According to Kyodo, Kazuyuki kawaii was a special adviser to Prime Minister on international Affairs.