Police on Saturday searched 19 locations in five prefectures for evidence that Japanese Red Army leader Fusako Shigenobu traveled between Japan and foreign countries on forged passports, the charge for which she was served a fresh arrest warrant Friday.
A joint investigative squad made up of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department and Osaka Prefectural Police, which served the latest arrest warrant on Shigenobu, 55, seized a total of 468 items — including personal computers, floppy disks and newsletters — from the homes of Shigenobu’s supporters in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Kyoto, Osaka and Hyogo prefectures, police said.
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