Hold the debate for just a second.
This evening's The Asahi Shimbun (paper edition) reports that Ozawa Ichirō's Rikuzankai fundraising organization has been raided by police.
The Sankei Shimbun (the electronic edition - there is no evening print edition) is claiming that arrest warrants have been issued for a Rikuzankai official and executives of the scandal-plagued Nishimatsu construction firm -- and that two of those sought have been arrested.
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