• Short Summary

    A JAPANESE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT WHO WAS ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF EXTORTION AND FRAUD INVOLVING GBP250,000 STERLING IS REPORTED IN TOKYO TO OWN AN IRISH CASTLE.

  • Description

    A JAPANESE MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT WHO WAS ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF EXTORTION AND FRAUD INVOLVING GBP250,000 STERLING IS REPORTED IN TOKYO TO OWN AN IRISH CASTLE. IT IS UNDERSTOOD THAT THE JAPANESE M.P., MR SHOJI TANAKA, BOUGHT CRANAGH CASTLE AND STUD FARM AT TEMPLETOUHY, COUNTY TIPPERARY, TWO YEARS AGO FROM AN ENGLISHMAN, MR E.J. CORBETT.

    THE 63-YEAR-OLD MEMBER OF JAPAN'S RULING LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY THE TOKYO DISTRICT PROCURATOR'S OFFICE IN AN AFFAIR THAT HAS ROCKED THE GOVERNMENT PARTY, ACCORDING TO A JAPANESE NEWS AGENCY REPORT, TANAKA, WHO ONCE SERVED AS A PARLIAMENTARY DEPUTY MINISTER, PLANNED TO REMODEL THE CASTLE INTO AN HOTEL FOR JAPANESE TOURISTS.

    SURROUNDING THE CASTLE IS A STOCK BREEDING FARM WHERE STALLIONS AND THOROUGHBRED RACING HORSES ARE RAISED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAS8EIFHS9ZZGVYPUTLAWMYD51
    Media URN:
    VLVAAS8EIFHS9ZZGVYPUTLAWMYD51
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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