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The trial of Aum Shinrikyo founder Shoko Asahara on Wednesday turned to the killing of follower Toshio Tomita, bringing the number of cases the court has dealt with to 10, out of the 17 for which Asahara stands accused.
At the day’s session before the Tokyo District Court, former follower Shigeo Sugimoto testified in detail how he and three other cult members tortured and killed Tomita in July 1994.

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