• Kyodo


A construction worker was sentenced to life in prison Monday for fatally stabbing two people and injuring two others in a bar here in 1998.

The Hiroshima District Court delivered the sentence to Naoki Sakamoto, 60, of Hiroshima, as the prosecution had demanded.

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