Emiko Akagi, the wife of one of nine Red Army fugitives wanted in the hijacking of a Japan Airlines jet to North Korea in 1970, used a North Korean diplomatic passport during a trip in Europe in 1988, investigative sources said Wednesday.
Akagi, 46, was arrested Tuesday upon returning to Japan on charges of ignoring a government order, issued in June 1988, to surrender her passport for allegedly working with North Korean agents.
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