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Couple behind nationalist school with murky ties to Abe arrested

Moritomo Gakuen allegedly padded numbers to reap millions of yen in subsidies

Yasunori Kagoike, the former head of Moritomo Gakuen, is driven to the Osaka District Prosecutors Office on July 31.

TOKYO -- Investigators in Japan on Monday arrested a husband and wife behind a nationalist school operator, whose questionable ties to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have been generating controversy for months.

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