The lover of a woman arrested for involvement in a nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 was given a suspended sentence by a Japanese court Thursday for harbouring her.
This image released by Tokyo Metropolitan Police shows Naoko Kikuchi shortly after her arrest in June (left) and in 1995. Kikuchi was arrested for her involvement in a nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995. Kikuchi was given a suspended sentence by a Japanese court for harbouring her.
Tokyo District Court sentenced 41-year-old Hiroto Takahashi, an interior decorator, to 18 months in prison suspended for five years for sheltering Naoko Kikuchi despite knowing of her crimes.
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