Japanese Red Army leader Fusako Shigenobu was served a fresh arrest warrant Friday on suspicion of using forged passports to travel between Japan and China and other countries, police said.

A joint investigative squad of the Metropolitan Police Department and the Osaka Prefectural Police served the new arrest warrant on Shigenobu, 55, who has been indicted on charges stemming from the 1974 seizure of the French Embassy in The Hague.

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