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Tokyo’s Toshima Ward has extended 3.8 million yen in loans to a group of residents who are preparing a lawsuit to have members of Aum Shinrikyo evicted from an apartment complex, ward officials said Thursday.

According to the ward, it is rare for a municipal government to offer financial assistance to citizens’ groups seeking to keep someone out of their neighborhood.

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