The Tokyo District Court on Saturday gave investigators permission to detain Fusako Shigenobu, the founder of the Japanese Red Army guerrilla group who was arrested Wednesday after almost 30 years on the run, for 10 days.

Shigenobu was arrested on suspicion of conspiring with three comrades to confine the French ambassador and 10 other members of staff at the French Embassy in The Hague in 1974, and of being responsible for the attempted murder of two policemen who suffered gunshot wounds during the incident.

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