- Japan’s former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai pleads guilty; resigns.
- Kawai is accused of violating the election law by handing out cash to politicians and supporters.
- On March 3 he was earlier released on 50 million yen bail.
- Kawai had denied the money given to the campaign staff was not intended to secure votes for his wife.
Tags : JAPAN FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER, KATSUYUKI KAWAI, KAWAI RESIGNS, VOTE BUYING, JAPAN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, ANRI KAWAI,