The government will draw up a new law that can specifically restrict the activities of religious cult Aum Shinrikyo, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiromu Nonaka said Wednesday.

The Justice Ministry will compile a bill to regulate a group that has committed indiscriminate mass murder in the past and whose basic demeanor remains unchanged, Nonaka said.

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