Three former executives from Tokyo Electric Power Company: (from left) former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro, and former chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata. Photo: AFP

Japanese court acquits former Tepco bosses over Fukushima disaster

  • The three former executives had faced up to five years in prison if convicted of professional negligence resulting in death and injury
  • The three men were the only people to face criminal prosecution over the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl
Topic |   Fukushima nuclear disaster

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Three former executives from Tokyo Electric Power Company: (from left) former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro, and former chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata. Photo: AFP
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