Prosecutors demanded a 15-year prison term June 18 for a 39-year-old Saitama Prefecture man accused of murdering his former doctor in a Tokyo railway station in 1994.

Masami Nomoto, formerly a company worker from Urawa, is accused of gunning down 47-year-old Takejiro Okazaki, head of a metropolitan hospital, near the ticket gate at Aomono Yokocho Station of the Keihin Electric Express Railway Co. on Oct. 25, 1994. Nomoto held a grudge against Okazaki, who had performed surgery on his hernia, because his physical condition worsened after the operation, according to prosecutors.

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