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OSAKA — Police arrested a 50-year-old bar owner from Osaka’s Chuo Ward early Friday in connection with the death of a 49-year-old man from Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, who investigators believe was a victim of a so-called rip-off joint.

Two barkers working at the Dream Land bar were also arrested and investigators suspect that others, including hostesses working at the bar, may have also been involved in the man’s death.

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