The building under construction for a school in the compound owned by Yasunori Kagoike, head of the Moritomo Gakuen group, in Toyonaka, western Japan, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The ultra-nationalistic Japanese school operator is at the centre of the land and political scandal that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo/AP

Official linked to PM Shinzo Abe’s cronyism scandal found dead, Japanese media reports

The unidentified person was at the heart of a controversy over the cut-price sale of government-owned land to a close friend of the prime minister, the reports said

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The building under construction for a school in the compound owned by Yasunori Kagoike, head of the Moritomo Gakuen group, in Toyonaka, western Japan, Thursday, March 23, 2017. The ultra-nationalistic Japanese school operator is at the centre of the land and political scandal that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Kyodo/AP
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