Tokyo prosecutors seek 14-month sentences for witness tampering pair

Tokyo prosecutors have asked the court to sentence two men involved in witness tampering in relation to the 500 .com bribery scandal to 14 months in prison. These men have confessed to assisting former Senior Vice-Minister of the Cabinet Office Tsukasa Akimoto in bribing witnesses to recant their damaging testimony against the politician.

IR汚職証人買収認める 秋元被告支援者ら、検察側は懲役1年2月求刑 (Sankei Shinbun)