City employee list 'fabricated'Evidence of conspiracies against the leader, fabricated! Who would have ever thought it possible?
The Yomiuri Shimbun
OSAKA--The Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau said a list of its employees released by a city assembly member as evidence of the bureau's labor union's systematic support of the former Osaka mayor during November's mayoral election was fabricated by a temporary employee of the bureau.
The list was released by Kotaro Sugimura, an Osaka municipal assembly member, in February. Sugimura belongs to Osaka Ishin no Kai (Osaka restoration group), which is led by incumbent Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto. Hashimoto defeated his predecessor, Kunio Hiramatsu, in the November election.
According to the transportation bureau, the employee is in his 30s and works at the bureau's railway service headquarters on a part-time basis. He is not a union member, the bureau said Monday...
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