Tokyo Olympics exec arrested over bribery allegations


Tokyo Olympics board member Haruyuki Takahashi is accused of accepting bribes from official event partner Aoki Holdings as thank-you money for beneficial and preferential treatment. – EPA pic, August 17, 2022.

A BOARD member for the Tokyo Olympics was arrested today on suspicion of taking bribes, prosecutors said, along with three other men connected to the scandal. 




Haruyuki Takahashi allegedly received US$380,000 (RM1.7 million) from high-street business suit retailer Aoki Holdings, an official partner of last year’s pandemic-delayed 2020 event.