Tokyo prosecutors search entity that took over Tokyo 2020 organising committee -NTV


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  • Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022

FILE PHOTO: A woman, wearing a protective mask against COVID-19, walks past a wall bearing logo of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo prosecutors have searched the entity that took over the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee after its dissolution last month, broadcaster NTV reported on Wednesday.

Prosecutors have also raided the home of former Tokyo 2020 Olympic board member Haruyuki Takahashi and the office of advertising giant Dentsu Group Inc in connection with suspected inappropriate payments by suit retailer Aoki Holdings Inc.

(Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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